Namaste Sharon

Hindutva and Sharonism under US Hegemony

Vijay Prashad

9788187496359

LeftWord Books, New Delhi, 2003

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n September 2003, Ariel Sharon became the firstIsraeli Prime Minister to step on Indian soil. Hindutva and Sharonism embracedeach other, and these two Asian right-wing ideologies hoped to form some sort ofentente against ???Islamic terrorism??? with the blessings of George W. Bush???sevangelical imperialism. Namaste Sharon, said India???s Prime Minister, but whatdoes the rest of the country say? In Namaste Sharon , politicalcommentator Vajay Prasad unmasks the nefarious agenda whereby the evangelicalimperialism of the Bush administration , the predatory agenda of the Sharonitesand the vainglory of Hindutva come together.

Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad is the Executive Director of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Darker Nations: A Biography of the Short-Lived Third World and The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South (both from LeftWord). His most recent book is Red Star Over the Third World (LeftWord 2017). He writes regularly for FrontlineThe HinduAlternet and BirGun. He is Chief Editor at LeftWord Books.