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Caste, protest and identity in colonial India : the Namasudras of Bengal, 1872-1947

Author: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1997.
Series: London studies on South Asia, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzing movement by low-caste Hindu groups and their struggles for social and political recognition, this text focuses on the Namasudras of Bengal, the largest Hindu caste in Eastern Bengal before  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Śekhara Bandyopādhyāẏa
ISBN: 0700706267 9780700706266
OCLC Number: 37390836
Description: xii, 324 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Series Title: London studies on South Asia, 15.
Responsibility: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay.

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'It is the best book on caste to come out in recent times. It brings together the position of the historian with that of an anthropologist, political scientist and sociologist, to locate caste as a Read more...

 
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