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Caste, culture, and hegemony : social domination in colonial Bengal

Author: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004.
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It is widely believed that, because of its exceptional social development, the caste system in colonial Bengal differed considerably from the rest of India. Through a study of the complex interplay between caste, culture and power, this book convincingly demonstrates that Bengali Hindu society preserved the essentials of caste discrimination in colonial times, even while giving the outward appearance of having  Read more...
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Bandyopādhyāẏa, Śekhara.
Caste, culture, and hegemony.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004
(DLC) 2003028044
(OCoLC)53970596
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
ISBN: 9788132104070 8132104072
OCLC Number: 646644420
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Caste and power : competing discourses in colonial Bengal --
Caste and popular religion : revolt against hierarchy and its limits --
Caste and social reform : the case of widow remarriage --
Caste and gender : social mobility and the status of women --
Caste and the territorial nation : Hindu Mahasabha, partition, and the Dalit.
Responsibility: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay.
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