The Resource Azadi : freedom. fascism. fiction., Arundhati Roy, (electronic resource)

Azadi : freedom. fascism. fiction., Arundhati Roy, (electronic resource)

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Azadi : freedom. fascism. fiction.
Title
Azadi
Title remainder
freedom. fascism. fiction.
Statement of responsibility
Arundhati Roy
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The chant of "Azadi!"-Urdu for "Freedom!"-is the slogan of the freedom struggle in Kashmir against what Kashmiris see as the Indian Occupation. Ironically, it also became the chant of millions on the streets of India against the project of Hindu Nationalism. Even as Arundhati Roy began to ask what lay between these two calls for Freedom-a chasm or a bridge?-the streets fell silent. Not only in India, but all over the world. The coronavirus brought with it another, more terrible understanding of Azadi, making a nonsense of international borders, incarcerating whole populations, and bringing the modern world to a halt like nothing else ever could. In this series of electrifying essays, Arundhati Roy challenges us to reflect on the meaning of freedom in a world of growing authoritarianism. The essays include meditations on language, public as well as private, and on the role of fiction and alternative imaginations in these disturbing times. The pandemic, she says, is a portal between one world and another. For all the illness and devastation it has left in its wake, it is an invitation to the human race, an opportunity, to imagine another world
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Midwest
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Roy, Arundhati
Dewey number
954/.600533
Index
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • Authoritarianism
  • Nationalism
  • Politics and literature
  • History
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India)
  • India
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India)
  • India
  • India
  • India
Target audience
adult
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Azadi : freedom. fascism. fiction., Arundhati Roy, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Isbn
9781642593808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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13569907
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MWT13569907
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Azadi : freedom. fascism. fiction., Arundhati Roy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781642593808
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13569907
Publisher number
MWT13569907
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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