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Elementary aspects of peasant insurgency in colonial India

Author: Ranajit Guha
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This classic work in subaltern studies explores the common elements present in rebel consciousness during the Indian colonial period. Ranajit Guha - intellectual founder of the groundbreaking and influential Subaltern Studies Group - describes from the peasants' viewpoint the relations of dominance and subordination in rural india from 1783 to 1900." "Challenging the idea that peasants were powerless agents who  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ranajit Guha
ISBN: 0822323486 9780822323488
OCLC Number: 752267986
Notes: Originally published: Delhi : Oxford, 1983.
Description: xvi, 361 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch 1. Introduction --
Ch 2. Negation --
Ch 3. Ambiguity --
Ch 4. Modality --
Ch 5 .Solidarity --
Ch 6. Transmission --
Ch 7. Territorality --
Ch 8. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Ranajit Guha ; foreword by James Scott.

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