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Modernity of slavery : Struggles against caste inequality in colonial Kerala / P. Sanal Mohan.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2015.Edition: First editionDescription: xix, 345 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cmISBN:
  • 9780198099765 (hardback)
  • 0198099762 (hardback)
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 305.5688095483 23 MOH
Contents:
Introduction 1. Colonial Transformations: Situating the Experience of Slave Castes in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Kerala 2. Discourses and Constructions of Slavery in Nineteenth-and Twentieth-century Kerala 3. Discourses on Struggles against Inequalities: Dalit Movements in the Early Twentieth-century 4. Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha and the Imagining of Equality in Twentieth-century Kerala 5. Memory and Experience: Discourses of Slavery 6. Conclusion History and the Making of Community
Summary: This text pushes further the debates on colonial modernity by bringing to the fore Dalit experience in Kerala. The question of social identity is addressed in this study by analysing the problems of Dalit identity in Kerala. The book is a product of interdisciplinary research based on new archival and ethnographic materials which contributes to debates on colonial modernity.
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Introduction 1. Colonial Transformations: Situating the Experience of Slave Castes in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Kerala 2. Discourses and Constructions of Slavery in Nineteenth-and Twentieth-century Kerala 3. Discourses on Struggles against Inequalities: Dalit Movements in the Early Twentieth-century 4. Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha and the Imagining of Equality in Twentieth-century Kerala 5. Memory and Experience: Discourses of Slavery 6. Conclusion History and the Making of Community

This text pushes further the debates on colonial modernity by bringing to the fore Dalit experience in Kerala. The question of social identity is addressed in this study by analysing the problems of Dalit identity in Kerala. The book is a product of interdisciplinary research based on new archival and ethnographic materials which contributes to debates on colonial modernity.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-338) and index.

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