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Dalits in historical perspective in North-Western India

Benudhar Patra

Dalits in historical perspective in North-Western India

by Benudhar Patra

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Published by Pratibha Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dalits,
  • Congresses,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Papers presented at a national seminar held at Chandigarh during 13-14 February 2009.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Benudhar Patra, Kanta Singhania
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS422.C3 D2445 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24915398M
    ISBN 108177022253
    ISBN 109788177022254
    LC Control Number2010319520
    OCLC/WorldCa588513262

    The reason writers, such as Raj Gowthaman and Urmila Pawar, or projects, such as Dalit History Month, have sought to rewrite or question literary history is that it has historically been dominated by upper caste has been internationally said of writers from the commonwealth or women writers can be said to be true of Dalit authors in India: what will be considered ‘literary’ or. By using colonial archives, Telugu Dalit writings, and their political activities, this book presents a Dalit perspective on nationalism.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" As politicized subjects, Dalits embraced their history as part of their emancipation project. Arguing for the abolition of untouchability.

    CHAPTER -1 THE SOCIAL CONTEXT OF DALIT HISTORY IN INDIA At the outset it is pertinent to mention here that history of dalit studies in India have had social context that h~s in its centre the caste system which was based on the principle of graded inequality. History and Sociology of the Caste System in India. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

      Khosla’s book largely seeks to remedy political philosophy’s failed portrayal of India. In doing so, the book presents an ambitious and novel claim: The historical conditions of India’s creation should encourage us to see it as the paradigmatic democratic experience of the twentieth century, in much the same way that Tocqueville had seen. Within the context of Dalit emancipation, it explores the social, economic and cultural content of Dalit transformation in modern India. These articles, by some of the foremost researchers in the field, are presented in four parts: Part I deals with the historical material on the origin and development of untouchability in Indian civilisation.


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