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The Flaming Feet and Other Essays: The Dalit Movement in India

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In this volume of sixteen essays, D. R. Nagaraj, the foremost non-Brahmin intellectual to emerge from India’s non-English-speaking world, presents his vision of the Indian caste system in relation to Dalit politics—the Dalit being a self-designation for many groups in the lower castes of India. Nagaraj argues that the Dalit movement rejected the traditional Hindu world and ...more
Hardcover, 282 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by Seagull Books
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