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Vasti : growing up untouchable in India

Author: Vasant Moon; Gail Omvedt
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , 2000.
Series: Asian voices.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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'In this English translation, Moon's story is usefully framed by apparatus necessary to bring its message to even those taking their first look at South Asian culture...The result is an easy to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vasant Moon; Gail Omvedt
ISBN: 0742508803 9780742508804 0742508811 9780742508811
OCLC Number: 232652042
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Chapter 1 The Neighborhood Chapter 2 Fearless Chapter 3 Callousness and Clouds Chapter 4 The Heat and Rain of Childhood Chapter 5 Dev Master's Curse Falls Chapter 6 Religious Hymns Chapter 7 Shooting Star Chapter 8 Chickpeas and Parched Rice Chapter 9 The Unconquered Chapter 10 Parade of Lions and Tigers Chapter 11 Foreshadowing Chapter 12 Holy Victory Chapter 13 Robust and Rollicking Chapter 14 Sports and Study Chapter 15 Pigeons and Politics Chapter 16 Climax Chapter 17 Wrath Chapter 18 Cultural Transformation Chapter 19 An Unspoiled Picture Chapter 20 The Welfare of the World Chapter 21 For What? For Books! Chapter 22 I Begin to Write Chapter 23 The End of Umar Khayam Chapter 24 Rising Moon Chapter 25 The Vows of Religion Chapter 26 Falling Star Chapter 27 Tying the Knot Chapter 28 The Spinning Top Chapter 29 Summing Up
Series Title: Asian voices.
Other Titles: Vastī.
Responsibility: Vasant Moon ; translated by Gail Omvedt ; with an introduction by Eleanor Zelliot.

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