Books tagged: untouchability

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(Un) Thinking Nationalism: From India to (H)india
Price: $2.39 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Nationalism thinks and marks space of people, that it imagines belong to it. There is a constitutive spatial and a constructed loyalist political dimension to all forms of nationalism. (Un)thinking nationalism is an attempt to (re)mediate these marked spaces, constructed identities, crafted exclusions, deliberate inclusions ranging from triumphant loyalty to treachery and betrayal of a traitor.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.