We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Politics of Caste in West Bengal by Uday Chandra

This volume offers for the first time a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the making and maintenance of a modern caste society in colonial and postcolonial West Bengal in India. Drawing on cutting-edge multidisciplinary scholarship, it explains why caste continues to be neglected in the politics of and scholarship on West Bengal, and how caste relations have permeated the politics of the region until today. The essays presented here dispel the myth that caste does not matter in Bengali society and politics, and make possible meaningful comparisons and contrasts with other regions in South Asia.

The work will interest scholars and researchers in sociology, social anthropology, politics, modern Indian history and cultural studies.

Buy The Politics of Caste in West Bengal by Uday Chandra from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781138921481
ISBN-10: 1138921483
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Routledge India
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Politics of Caste in West Bengal by Uday Chandra

Book Reviews - The Politics of Caste in West Bengal by Uday Chandra

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Politics of Caste in West Bengal book by Uday Chandra and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Uday Chandra

Uday Chandra is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Gottingen, Germany. Geir Heierstad is Research Director at the Department of International Studies, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo, Norway. Kenneth Bo Nielsen is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Norway.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.