Castes of Mind:colonialism and the Making of

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Permanent Black, 2003 - Caste - 372 pages
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This Book Traces The Career Of Caste Through History And Also Examines The Rise Of Caste Politics In Contemporary India, In Particular Caste-Based Movements And Their Implications For Indian Nationhood.

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Review: Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India

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In a nutshell, caste is not an age old product of Indian "tradition" but instead was reified for instrumental purposes by 19th century British imperialists to serve as an alternative to the kind of ... Read full review

Review: Castes of Mind: Colonialism and the Making of Modern India

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Strong argument that the British reified and made more rigid the caste system for their own colonial purposes. Also some interesting history about Ambedkar, Periyar and Gandhi and their different ... Read full review

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