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Holy Warriors free pdf Home to all the major religions, India is also, inevitably, host to virtually every type of religious fanatic. No other nation has witnessed as much proselytization or heard as many war cries in the name of God as India. For centuries, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs and Muslims have waged bloody wars, sought violent conversion and declared jihad against their enemies, as their religions have been hijacked by the forces of fundamentalism. In "Holy Warriors", Edna Fernandes travels to the country's recent and past theatres of religious extremism - from Kashmir to Gujarat, Punjab to Goa - to meet the generals and foot soldiers of communal wars who assert their faith in rhetoric and rage. Theirs are stories of bigotry and bloodshed, insecurity and despair, but Fernandes listens with understanding, tolerance and a deft sense of humour, and paints a uniquely vivid and clear-sighted picture of a country divided by dogma.

About Edna Fernandes

EDNA FERNANDES is a British-Indian journalist who has worked for many of the leading international news organizations from AP-Dow Jones and Reuters in London to the FT in New Delhi. Her articles have been reproduced in the Wall Street Journal and International Herald Tribune. She is now at work on her second book for Portobello, The Last Jews of Kerala.

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Author : Edna Fernandes
Publisher : Portobello Books Ltd
Data Published : 01 April 2008
ISBN : 1846270979
EAN : 9781846270970
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 368 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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