By: Sanatan Bhowal (Author) & Shail Mayaram (Frwd)
New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2016
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 108398
A study and postmodern critique of Mahasweta Devis major fictional writings on tribals, The Subaltern Speaks addresses some primary concerns of Subaltern Studies historians and explores the representation of tribal people as subaltern.Adivasis today are caught between an aggressive and seemingly benevolent version of capitalism, although the lines between the two have increasingly blurred. British India created formal property rights to replace customary ones; neoliberal India chased them off their land in pursuit of development, dubbed them terrorists and unleashed the armys might against the... View More...