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The Untouchables in contemporary India. J. Michael Mahar, editor. Contributors: S. Chandrasekhar [and others].

; Chandrasekhar, S. (Sripati), 1918-2001, editor
Tucson, University of Arizona Press [1972] .
ISBN 0816502072, 9780816502073

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Other Authors Chandrasekhar, S. 1918-2001,
Mahar, J. Michael,
Subjects Dalits -- India.
Dalits.
India -- Castas.
India -- CivilizacioĢn.
India.
Description xxxii, 496 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Contains mainly revised papers from a conference at the University of Arizona, sponsored by the Association for Asian Studies in Nov. 1967.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-486).
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction. North Indian themes : caste and untouchability / Morris E. Opler. -- Part I. The untouchable's role in rural communities. Agents of dharma in a north indian village / J. Michael Mahar. -- Continuity and change in an ex-untouchable community of south india / Joan P. Mencher. -- The marginal laborer and the harijan in rural india / Walter C. Neale. -- Part II. Religion and reform. Gandhi and Ambedkar : a study in leadership / Eleanor Zelliot. -- Dr. B.R. Ambedkar : myth and charisma / Owen Lynch. -- Scheduled caste buddhist organizations / Adele Fiske. -- The satnamis : political involvement of a religious movement / Lawrence A. Babb. -- The neo-christians of kerala / K.C. Alexander. -- Part III. Government efforts to abolish untouchability. The burden on the head is always there / Robert J. Miller and Pramodh Kale. -- The man inside / Beatrice Miller. -- The ex-untouchables / Harold R. Isaacs. -- Conclusion / J. Michael Mahar.
Geographic Area India
Network Numbers (OCoLC)279277
(OCoLC)ocm00279277
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