Author:Lata Singh & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

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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