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Community Warriors: State, Peasants and Caste Armies in Bihar
This book dissects the politicization of caste massacres and provides a provocative portrayal of the private caste armies operant in so-called 'barbaric-Bihar'. Mediating between predatory politicians and radical Maoists, Kumar argues that these caste armies act as both a surrogate arm of the state and a violent defender of their community's self-perceived purity. His ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 15th 2009 by Anthem Press India
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