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Dalit Studies

By: Ramnarayan S. Rawat & K. Satyanarayana (Authors)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111237

ISBN: 8178244861

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Dalit Studies

By: Ramnarayan S. Rawat & K. Satyanarayana (Authors)

Price: $17.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2016

Seller ID: 111240

ISBN: 8178244861

Condition: New


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Dalit Studies

By: Ramnarayan S. Rawat & K. Satyanarayana (Eds)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202372

ISBN: 8178245116

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The contributors to this major intervention into Indian historiography trace the strategies through which Dalits have been marginalized as well as the ways Dalit intellectuals and leaders have shaped emancipatory politics in modern India. Moving beyond the anticolonialism/nationalism binary that dominates the study of India, the contributors assess the benefits of colonial modernity and place humiliation, dignity, and spatial exclusion at the center of Indian historiography. Several essays discuss the ways Dalits used the colonial courts and legislature to gain minority rights in the early tw... View more info

Reconsidering Untouchability: Chamars and Dalit History in North India

By: Ramnarayan S.Rawat

Price: $11.80

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan/Permanent Black: 2014

Seller ID: 101805

ISBN: 8178243946

Condition: New


Often identified as leatherworkers or characterized as a criminal caste, the Chamars of North India have long been stigmatized as untouchables. In this pathbreaking study, Ramnarayan S. Rawat shows that in fact the majority of Chamars have always been agriculturalists, and their association with the ritually impure occupation of leatherworking has largely been constructed through Hindu, colonial, and postcolonial representations of untouchability. Rawat undertakes a comprehensive reconsideration of the history, identity, and politics of this important Dalit group. Using Dalit vernacular litera... View more info