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Book Title Dr. Ambedkar and untouchability: fighting the Indian caste system
Author Jaffrelot, Christophe;
Subject World history
Descriptors Statesmen; Dalits--India; Dalits--Political activity; India--Politics and government--20th century;
Call No DS481.A6J18
Description Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891--1956) rose from a community of "untouchables," to become a major figure in modern Indian history. Christophe Jaffrelot's biography reconsiders Dr. Ambedkar's life and thought and his unique combination of pragmatism and idealism. Establishing himself as a scholar, activist, journalist, and educator, Ambedkar ultimately found himself immersed in Indian politics and helped to draft the nation's constitution as law minister in Nehru's first cabinet. Ambedkar's ideas remain an inspiration to India's Dalit community. - Source: Powell's Books
Volume 0
Imprint New York: Columbia University Press, 2005
ISBN 0-231-13602-1
Edition NONE
Language English
Total Copies 1
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