On Communalism and Globalization

Offensives of the Far Right

Aijaz Ahmad


Three Essays Collective, New Delhi, 2016

Language: English

130 pages

5.5" x 8.5"

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In three celebrated lectures, extensively re-worked since they were delivered first, Prof. Aijaz Ahmad discusses the progress of neo-imperialism and the increasing influence of fascism in the third world societies and critically evaluates their resources – cultural, social and ideological.


Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction to the First Edition

  1. On the Ruins of Ayodhya: Communalist Offensive and Recovery of the Secular
  2. Right Wing Politics, and the Cultures of Cruelty
  3. Globalization and Culture

Aijaz Ahmad

Aijaz Ahmad (1941-2022) was one of India's best-known Marxist scholars. His best-known books include In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures (1992), Lineages of the Present: Ideological and Political Genealogies of Contemporary South Asia (1996), and, from LeftWord Books, Nothing Human is Alien to Me: Aijaz Ahmad in conversation with Vijay Prashad (2020), Iraq, Afghanistan and the Imperialism of Our Time (2004).

Read Vijay Prashad's tribute to Aijaz Ahmad here.