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Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This essays considers the centrality of the iconic twentieth-century Hindi author Munshi Premchand in an emerging Dalit literary critical discourse. It investigates how Premchand has emerged as a singularly powerful cultural symbol around which Dalit literary and political identities...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
Published: 05 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394990-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9499-0
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... Dalit writers and critics argued in the 1980s and the 1990s that they were denied recognition in the Telugu public sphere on the basis of caste identities. Yet they now seek recognition in that sphere on the basis of their caste identities. Dalit claims to self-representation in the Telugu...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... The introduction maps the emergence of Dalit studies as a distinct field of study, traces its interventions in mainstream Indian academia, and elaborates a new set of research agendas. Outlining the broad context of the 1990s in India, the volume’s editors argue that the emerging visibility...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... not concerned with sustaining the objectives of all-India colonial sociology and provide strikingly contrary perspectives on caste and Dalits. tenants colonial sociology colonial archives vernacular histories ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... The essay discusses Dalit engagement with the emerging social space in modern Kerala. The movements against caste slavery used the notion of salvation through a creative borrowing from their society and from the Anglican Protestant missionaries in the second half of the nineteenth century...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This chapter charts the history of organizational politics of Dalits in Telugu-speaking areas of the nizam’s territory and the Madras presidency, which predates Ambedkar’s movement. It exemplifies the history of Dalit organizations, such as the Adi-Andhra Mahajana Sabha in the coastal Andhra...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... hundred years. And so have the Dalits of Punjab. In the process of its growth and expansion from 1750 to 1850, the Sikh body politic came to be afflicted by casteism and untouchability, due to upper-caste Sikhs’ perceived benefits in hierarchical structures. The chapter examines the history of the Sikh...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... The chapter discusses how the Indian state’s efforts to bring Dalits to parity with other groups in society have yielded results that are more a continuity than a change. Academic discourse assumes that caste is birth-based and hence to be eradicated, while class is desirable as it can...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... Dalit Sikhs Dalit history Sikhism Brahmanization untouchability ...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... Chamā r Dalit feminism Dalit literature Gandhi Hindi literature “The Shroud ” Premchand, Rangbhūmi ...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... nationalism Dalit social equality democracy saravajan ...
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... public sphere modernity Dalit identity literature caste  ...
Book Chapter

By Peter van der Veer
Series: The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
Published: 03 June 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7422-0
... Indian middle class India-China slavery untouchability Dalit ...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... between social classes. It argues that some highly educated castes within the Dalit category have cornered the benefits of affirmative action. The essay illustrates this point through the categorization debate (of delineating quotas for various scheduled castes) between the two prominent Dalit castes...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
... This chapter provides a historical overview of social and political mobilizations among the Chamar Dalits of Punjab. Beginning with their attempts to representg themselves as Ad-Dharmis, a separate religious group and not a caste category, in the colonial census in 1931, the chapter shows...
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
Published: 29 April 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2
Published: 29 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374312-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7431-2