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Annihilation of caste : the annotated critical edition

Author: B R Ambedkar; S Anand, (Journalist); Arundhati Roy; Santarāma; Gandhi, Mahatma
Publisher: London : Verso, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Verso paperback editionView all editions and formats
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'The Annihilation of Caste' is one of the most important - and still most controversial - works of Indian political writing. Completed in 1936, the book is an audacious denunciation of Hinduism and the caste system that infuriated Gandhi yet has remained a rallying cry for 60 years.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B R Ambedkar; S Anand, (Journalist); Arundhati Roy; Santarāma; Gandhi, Mahatma
ISBN: 9781784783525 1784783528
OCLC Number: 935710665
Notes: Includes facsimile of title page of original (1936) edition.
Description: 415 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The doctor and the saint / Arundhati Roy --
Annihilation of Caste. Preface to second edition, 1937 ; Preface to third edition, 1944 ; Prologue ; Annihilation of caste : an undelivered speech, 1936 --
The Ambedkar-Gandhi debate. A vindication of caste / by Mahatma Gandhi ; Sant Ram responds to Gandhi ; A reply to the Mahatma / by B.R. Ambedkar --
A note on the Poona Pact.
Responsibility: B.R. Ambedkar ; edited and annotated by S. Anand ; introduced with the essay The doctor and the saint by Arundhati Roy.

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One of the most important, yet neglected, works of Indian political writing with an extensive introduction by the author of 'The God of Small Things'.  Read more...

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"Annihilation of Caste has to be read ... No Hindu who prizes his faith above life itself can afford to underrate the importance of this indictment." - M.K. Gandhi "What Communist Manifesto is to the Read more...

 
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