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Caste, Culture and Hegemony: Social Dominance in Colonial Bengal

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It is widely believed that, because of its exceptional social development, the caste system in colonial Bengal differed considerably from the rest of India. Through a study of the complex interplay between caste, culture and power, this book convincingly demonstrates that Bengali Hindu society preserved the essentials of caste discrimination in colonial times, even while ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published August 19th 2004 by Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd (first published July 1st 2004)
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