On Communalism and Globalization discusses the progress of neo-imperialism and the increasing influence of fascism in 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 is a leading Marxist thinker, critic and commentator, whose contributions to literary theory and commentaries on contemporary politics have been seminal.
In the past he has been Visiting Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Senior Fellow at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library; held the Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Chair at Jamia Millia University, New Delhi; and Visiting Professor at various universities in the United States and Canada.
Valued for his role as public intellectual, he has been widely read in the Frontline magazine, and heard on international radio and TV.
Three Essays Collective