Bhagavan, Manu et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780198063483, 0198063482
This volume investigates a wide variety of issues related to Dalit politics and literature. It also brings together pertinent case studies from different regions and sectors -- the politics of the Chamars of Uttar Pradesh; the multiple identities of backward-cast Muslims; colonial oppression of peasants in Bombay Presidency etc.
ISBN: 9788170742876, 8170742870
This book reconstructs experience of deprivation and domination on the part of clerks in East-India Company employment and later in colonial civil service.
ISBN: 9780198096603, 0198096607
Exploring the social history of hospitals through the experiences of Indian troops and women, this book examines how medical care was introduced, expanded, and funded by the colonial state in north India.
Beckerlegge, Gwilym (ed.)
ISBN: 9780195692143, 0195692144
Exploring the changing relationships between religion and the socio-political context, this volume analyses the experience of individuals and religious groups and also the movements during the colonial period and after.
ISBN: 9788188575459, 8188575453
A comparative study of the Muslim women of the two Bengals in the post-partition period.
Chakrabarty, Bidyut (ed.)
ISBN: 9780195673418, 0195673417
The essays explore both the circumstances and the forms in which identity, communal identity in particular, is recast in a transitional post-colonial society like India.
ISBN: 9781843317098, 1843317095
Community Warriors features a lucid narrative style which facilitates a seamless passage through the sociocultural history of post-independence Bihar and unravles the disturbing aspects of the march of democracy in the enigmatic 'heart of India'.
Bruckner, Heidrun (b.1949) et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788173047107, 8173047103
Contains fourteen papers dealing with the hero and the concept of hero as found in different kinds of sources, such as written, oral, ethnographic in different regions of India. The authors of the papers includes scholars of Indology, history, religion, literature, politics and anthropology.
ISBN: 9788172735722, 8172735723
ISBN: 9780195679007, 0195679008
This book focuses on the Indian tradition, since before independence, of establishing separate electoral constituencies for women. It examines the evolution of women as special catagory in Indian politics.
Bhardwaj, Suraj Khan
ISBN: 9780199086795, 0199086796
'Contestations and Accommodations' charts the social, economic, and political history of Mewat from the 13th to the early 18th centuries. Denting the conventional image of communities in medieval India as self-sufficient, changeless, and autonomous entities, this book takes up the case of Meo community of Mewat to argue that communities have regularly undergone profound socio-economic changes. ...
Banerjee-Dube, Ishita (ed.)
ISBN: 9781107140363, 1107140366
Basu, Raj Sekhar et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170743057, 8170743052
This book explores different aspects of the histories of the Dalit communities in colonial India. The essays bring together a variety of issues that have helped in framing Dalit identity and consciousness today, the roots of which go back to the colonial period.
ISBN: 9780195676075, 0195676076
This volume looks at Hindu Sindhis - a diasporic group of Indian traders. The volume draws on anthropological field research as well as archival sources in Mumbai, London, and Malta to portray a cosmopolitan group united by ties of kinship and community.
ISBN: 9788178241821, 817824182X
The notion of the threshold, indicating the restricted periphery of the `women's place' in family and society, was firmly embedded in the psyche of nineteenth-century women in Western India. Yet some remarkable and articulate women (who are the focus of this book) `transgressed' patriarchal boundaries-crossing thresholds, literally and metaphorically-to make their mark in the public sphere. The...
ISBN: 9780198075578, 019807557X
An engrossing account of the emergence of the cultural matrix of North-east India, the essays in this volume explore folklore and mythology, relations between tribals and non-tribals, and historical and cultural relations between the residing populace.
ISBN: 9788185067230, 8185067236
Joshi, Varsha (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170337478, 817033747X
A collection of interdisciplinary papers dealing with the culture, history and traditions of Rajasthan.
Rawat, Ramnarayan et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788178245119, 8178245116
In recovering the long history of Dalit struggles againt caste violence, exclusion, and discrimination, this book outlines a new agenda for the study of India, enabling a significant reconsideration of many of the Indian academy's core assumptions.
ISBN: 9788178244860, 8178244861
In recovering the long history of Dalit struggles against caste violence, exclusion, and discrimination, this book outlines a new agenda for the study of India, enabling a significant reconsideration of many of the Indian academy's core assumptions.
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