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The Coming of the Devi: Adivasi Assertion in Western India
In 1922, the adivasis of western India were commanded by a goddess--or Devi--to change their established way of life. Their collective efforts to obey this goddess quickly brought them into conflict with the locally dominant class of landlords and liquor dealers. In this pioneering study, Hardiman offers a detailed treatment of a religious movement that was transformed int ...more
Hardcover, 260 pages
Published December 24th 1987 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published May 1987)
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