Author:Biswamoy Pati


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Identity, Hegemony, Resistance: Towards a Social History of Conversions in Orissa, 1800-2000

By: Biswamoy Pati

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Publisher: Gurgaon, India, Three Essays: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019737

ISBN: 8188789046

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 74. View more info

Tribals and Dalits in Orissa: Towards a Social History of Exclusion, c. 1800-1950

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $27.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 1202616

ISBN: 0199489408

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Table of contents Preface Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Map 1. Orissa: Provinces Map 2. Princely States of Orissa 1. Invisibility, Social Exclusion, Survival: Tribals and the Untouchables/Dalits in Orissa 2. The Rhythms of Change and Devastation: Colonial Capitalism and the World of the Socially Excluded, c. 1800–1920 3. The Tribals and Outcastes Hit Back: Survival as Resistance in the Nineteenth Century 4. Health Matters: Exploring the World of the Tribals and Outcastes/Dalits 5. Rituals of Legitimacy: Caste/Hegemony/Counter-Hegemony, c. 1800–1940 Alternative Visions... View more info

Invoking Ambedkar: Contributions, Receptions, Legacies

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2014

Seller ID: 701604

ISBN: 9789380607900

Condition: New

B.R. Ambedkar was intimately involved with many factors that created the basis of what India is today. At the same time, one cannot overlook Ambedkar's 'past' and the fact that he grew up facing discrimination and being made to sit on the floor outside the classroom as a child, as he was a Dalit. Even today, millions of Dalit children face similar discrimination in their everyday life. Such incidents are distinct reminders of the continuing relevance of Ambedkar and the uncivil and barbaric nature of India's 'civil' society. This book brings together a wide variety of scholarly ideas: the ... View more info

Bal Gangadhar Tilak : Popular Readings

By: Biswamoy Pati

Price: $30.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701644

ISBN: 9789380607184

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak was a frontline fighter, intimately involved with the Indian national movement. This book explores Tilak's engagements, not just with the Indian national movement, but also the nuanced diversities associated with a context that preceded the mass movements. Based on a variety of sources, the contributors attempt to historicize a nationalist icon. In the process, the reader is presented with a holistic picture of a leading nationalist personality, including his contradictions and ambiguities. In this sense, the different contributions in this book question the 'received w... View more info

The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India

By: Biswamoy Pati & Mark Harrison (Eds.)

Price: $39.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701650

ISBN: 9789380607122

Condition: New

This volume analyses the diverse facets of the social history of health and medicine in colonial India. It explores a unique set of themes that capture the diversities of India, such as public health, medical institutions, mental illness and the politics and economics of colonialism. Based on interdisciplinary research, the contributions offer valuable insight into topics that have recently received increased scholarly attention, including the use of opiates and the role of advertising in driving medical markets. The contributors, both established and emerging scholars in the field, incorporat... View more info

Adivasis in Colonial India: Survival, Resistance and Negotiation

By: Biswamoy Pati (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orient Blackswan/ICHR: 2010

Seller ID: 900823

ISBN: 8125040943

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The Social History of Health and Medicine in Colonial India

By: Biswamoy Pati and Mark Harrison (eds)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036109

ISBN: 0415462312

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 256. View more info

Colonial and Contemporary Bihar and Jharkhand

By: Lata Singh & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

Price: $47.45

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2013

Seller ID: 701616

ISBN: 9789380607924

Condition: New

Bihar and Jharkhand have been the arena of diverse social and political struggles since colonial times. The formation of the state of Jharkhand, which was earlier a part of Bihar and known as Chotanagpur, has been the result of movements for statehood, some of which have not only created a democratic space in these regions, but also brought about a paradigm shift in Indian politics. Colonial and Contemporary Bihar and Jharkhand tries to capture the complexities of some of these diverse movements. The 'articulation' of tribal protests and the problems faced by backward castes have been prob... View more info

Community and Nation: Essays on Identity and Politics in Eastern India

By: Papiya Ghosh; Introduction By Biswamoy Pati

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026941

ISBN: 0195693000

Condition: New

Papiya Ghosh, an avid researcher of the history of colonial and modern India, was an endearing presence to her fellow historians and the academic community. Bringing together for the first time essays written over the last three decades, this book showcases her analytical insights, nuanced understanding, and empirical rigour. Community and Nation is a tribute to the versatility and intensity of a committed historian whose efforts helped put Bihar on the national and international academic map. This posthumous volume of the author’s best-known essays focuses on the history of Bihar from 1920... View more info

Enslaved Innocence : Child labour in South Asia

By: Shakti Kak & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

Price: $48.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2012

Seller ID: 701636

ISBN: 9789380607306

Condition: New

Enslaved Innocence: Child Labour in South Asia explores the historical, economic, and social factors surrounding the issue of child labour. It is often argued that child labour is the result of under development, large families, or cultural practices. This volume attempts to highlight the structural factors in capitalist societies that have made such exploitation possible, and to place the issue of child labour in a theoretical framework relating to capitalist modes of production and the need for the generation of surplus for capital accumulation. Extremely exploitative labour processes bring ... View more info

Highland Odisha: Life and Society Beyond the Coastal World

By: Uwe Skoda & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

Price: $41.25

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2017

Seller ID: 701515

ISBN: 9789384082970

Condition: New

Studies of Odisha have often been simplistic and condensed to notions of a relatively prosperous, urbanized centre in the plain along the sea vis-à-vis a backward 'hinterland'. Due to such notions of othering, Odisha beyond the coastal world-the largely Adivasi—populated highlands and ostensible backyard areas in coastal perspectives—has often been relegated to the background of both scholarly and popular imagination. Highland Odisha inverts such othering to draw attention to the highlands of Odisha in the west and south. It is based on fieldwork, participant observation, oral traditions,... View more info

Indias Princely States: People, Princes and Colonialism

By: Waltraud Ernst & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2010

Seller ID: 701662

ISBN: 9789380607030

Condition: New

This book employs a multi-disciplinary approach and critiques some of the received paradigms of conventional historiography about Princely India, leading the reader into new realms of discussion such as literary constructions, aspects of political economy and legitimacy, military collaborations, gender issues, peasant movements, health policies and the mechanisms for controlling and integrating the states. The contributors focus on a range of states in different regions and base their analyses on hitherto unused or underused archival sources. The collection will appeal to scholars of South... View more info