Dr Ambedkar and Untouchability: Analysing and Fighting Caste

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Hurst & Company, 2005 - Social Science - 205 pages
Bhim Rao Ambedkar (1891-1956) was the first Dalit, or low caste Hindu, ever to be formally educated. He studied in the United States and Britain, where hegained his Ph.D., but notwithstanding his achievements he remained true to his Dalit background and fought for the Dalits all his life. He is universally regarded as Indias first and foremost Dalit leader, and his reputation and influence remain potent to this day.

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The First Dalit Leader of India
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Opposition or Collaboration? Ambedkars Pragmatism
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Maharashtra between Social Reform
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