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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 21–41.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Dalit figure B. R. Ambedkar was an important reference point. His moves and strategies were reported in the African American press and intellectuals and leaders drew inspiration from his works. It is through Ambedkar that archives of Dalit-Black struggles were built, and in recent years Ambedkar has...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 43–48.
Published: 01 January 2023
... the rights of the historically oppressed citizens of the newly independent nation. Bhise's Constitution series is a powerful reminder that the conflicts and inequalities that inspired the writing of the Indian Constitution in the first place are still with us today. Equally, Bhise's Ambedkar is a vibrant...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (2 (100)): 157–176.
Published: 01 May 2023
... . Maurer, Nelms, and Swartz 2013 address the semiotics of “mining” Bitcoin as a simulation of gold mining. 14. For a discussion of Ambedkar's writings after 1923 which elaborate on the central and provincial structures of imperial finance and evince British imperialism's resistance...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 7.
Published: 01 January 2023
... to the presence of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, the renowned Dalit leader and jurist who served as the leader of the committee that drafted India's constitution. The figures of Dr. Ambedkar as well as the constitution document are depicted in Bhise's work, separately and together as symbols of resistance and emancipation...
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Public Culture (2024) 36 (2 (103)): 279–302.
Published: 01 May 2024
... are rarely spelled out. Aishwary Kumar's ( 2010 ) interpretation of B. R. Ambedkar's work deals with this issue of conditions but in a different context. In interpreting Ambedkar's heretical reading of the Bhagavadgita and dislodging its power to attain universality in every age, he spells out the originary...
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (2): 321–342.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-dalits since at least the time of B. R. Ambedkar, the preeminent leader of the dalits from the 1920s to the 1950s. This is hardly surprising, given the gross inequality and evident lack of respectful communication between the two sides...
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Public Culture (2023) 35 (1 (99)): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2023
... artworks by Vikrant Bhise, a Mumbai-based conceptual artist who works in several media to engage with forms of resistance and resistance as form. Bhise's works reference recent mass movements in India and an ongoing interest in Babasaheb Ambedkar's social thought. The Visual Interlude features works from...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (3 (98)): 537–562.
Published: 01 September 2022
... without these friendships. In his famous speech on November 25, 1949, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, considered the chief architect of the Indian Constitution, argued, “[Fraternity] is the principle which gives unity and solidarity to social life . . . without fraternity equality and liberty will be no deeper...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
... the political future of India. Dr. Ambedkar Pakistan or Partition of India, vii If the Muslims in India are a separate nation, then, of course, India is not a na- tion. Ibid...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Meer’s book The Apprenticeship of the Mahatma (Rajat Kapoor plays Gandhi) • Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar (dir. Jabbar Patel; 1998), in English (also Hindi version) • Veer Savarkar (dir. Ved Rahi; 2001), in Marathi (Surendra Rajan plays Gandhi) • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (1): 167–175.
Published: 01 January 2011
.... James, Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, W. E. B. DuBois, Sri Auro­bindo, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Annie Besant, M. N. Roy, Sarojini Naidu, Bhagat Singh, Aruna Asaf Ali, Subhas Chandra Bose, B. R. Ambedkar, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sun Yat-­sen, Mao Tse-­tung, Ho...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 149–186.
Published: 01 January 2010
... (Pune: Anmol Prakashan, 1999). A comprehensive and annotated bibliogra- phy of the chief works in Marathi on Savarkar is provided in Ramdas Bhatkal, “Gandhi, Ambedkar, and Savarkar” (PhD diss., Bombay University, 2007). 4. See...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
... ), no. 24/25 . doi.org/10.4000/samaj.6657 . Bijnauri Abd ur-Rahman . 1920 . Mahasin-e Kalam-e Ghalib . Aurangabad : Anjuman-e Urdu Press . Bilgrami Akeel . 2020 . “ Two Historic Deeds: The Common Muslim Has Done What Even Gandhi, Nehru, Ambedkar, or Azad Couldn't .” Outlook...
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Public Culture (2008) 20 (1): 143–168.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of Ambedkar, the most exalted historical leader of the dalits: “Omkar Singh, a fifty-year old Thakur living in a village . . . of Azamgarh district, whose family owned most of the land of that village, said heatedly that all the upper-castes...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 449–469.
Published: 01 May 2011
... or Indian Home Rule (1938; repr., Ahmadabad, India: Navajivan Trust, 2009). 450 Promiscuous Sovereignty Gandhi’s Unequals One could argue along with Bhimrao Ambedkar, the formidable anticaste radi- cal...
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Public Culture (1995) 8 (1): 11–39.
Published: 01 January 1995
... and subsequently in the enactment in 1955 of what is known as the Hindu Code Bill. lo During the discussions, objections were raised that in seeking to change personal law the state was encroaching upon an area protected by the right to religious freedom. B. R. Ambedkar’s reply to these objections...