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Dalits and the democratic revolution : Dr. Ambedkar and the Dalit movement in colonial India

Author: Gail Omvedt
Publisher: New Delhi ; Newbury Park : Sage Publications, 1994.
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"This important volume traces the history of the Dalit movement form its origins to the death of its most famous leader, B.R. Ambedkar, in 1956. Focusing on three states - Andhra, Maharashtra, and Karnataka - the author skillfully analyzes the ideology and organization of the movement and its interaction both with the freedom struggle, particularly with Gandhi and Gandhism, and the class struggles of the workers and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Omvedt, Gail.
Dalits and the democratic revolution.
New Delhi ; Newbury Park : Sage Publications, 1994
(OCoLC)624874053
Named Person: B R Ambedkar; Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar; Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar; Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar; B R Ambedkar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Omvedt
ISBN: 0803991398 9780803991392 0803991401 9780803991408 8170363675 9788170363675 8170363683 9788170363682
OCLC Number: 28547903
Description: 348 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Towards a Historical Materialist Analysis of the Origins and Development of Caste --
Ch. 2. Caste, Region and Colonialism: The Context of Dalit Revolt --
Ch. 3. Emergence of the Dalit Movement, 1900-30: Nagpur, Hyderabad, Andhra, Mysore --
Ch. 4. Emergence of the Dalit Movement, 1900-30: Bombay Presidency --
Ch. 5. The Turning Point, 1930-36: Ambedkar, Gandhi, the Marxists --
Ch. 6. The Years of Radicalism: Bombay Presidency, 1936-42 --
Ch. 7. 'Ambedkarism': The Theory of Dalit Liberation --
Ch. 8. Mysore, 1930-56: The Politics of Ram-Raj --
Ch. 9. Andhra and Hyderabad, 1930-46: Foundations of Turmoil --
Ch. 10. Hyderabad and Andhra, 1946-56: Revolution, Repression and Recuperation.
Responsibility: Gail Omvedt.
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"This important volume traces the history of the Dalit movement form its origins to the death of its most famous leader, B.R. Ambedkar, in 1956. Focusing on three states - Andhra, Maharashtra, and Karnataka - the author skillfully analyzes the ideology and organization of the movement and its interaction both with the freedom struggle, particularly with Gandhi and Gandhism, and the class struggles of the workers and peasants, and their dominant idealogy - Marxism."--pub. desc.

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