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Description - Political Mobilization and Identity in Western India, 1934-47 by Shri Krishan

This volume examines the socioeconomic and cultural contexts of peasant mobilization in India from 1934 to 1947. It focuses on: the lived experiences of peasants oppressed both by the landlord and the colonial state; the modalities and methods of mobilization; the relationship between the leaders and their followers; the nature of crowd action; and the role played by religious symbolism and popular culture during such mobilization. This is a study on the politics of the masses, their aspirations and demands, the articulation of their problems and their collective endeavour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761933427
ISBN-10: 0761933425
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x mm)
Pages: 279
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Shri Krishan

Shri Krishan is a Reader in History at the Post Graduate Regional Centre of the M.D. University at Rewari, Haryana. Dr Krishan's research interest include social movements and various dimensions of popular culture. He is also actively involved in the preparation of teaching materials for undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi. Dr Krishan has published widely in major journals.