The Politics of Caste in West Bengal Uday Chandra

ISBN: 9781317414759

Published: September 25th 2015

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The Politics of Caste in West Bengal  by  Uday Chandra

The Politics of Caste in West Bengal by Uday Chandra
September 25th 2015 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 288 pages | ISBN: 9781317414759 | 6.27 Mb

This volume offers for the first time a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the making and maintenance of a modern caste society in colonial and postcolonial West Bengal in India. Drawing on cutting-edge multidisciplinary scholarship, it explainsMoreThis volume offers for the first time a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the making and maintenance of a modern caste society in colonial and postcolonial West Bengal in India.

Drawing on cutting-edge multidisciplinary scholarship, it explains why caste continues to be neglected in the politics of and scholarship on West Bengal, and how caste relations have permeated the politics of the region until today. The essays presented here dispel the myth that caste does not matter in Bengali society and politics, and make possible meaningful comparisons and contrasts with other regions in South Asia.The work will interest scholars and researchers in sociology, social anthropology, politics, modern Indian history and cultural studies.



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