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Title:
Rewriting the language of politics : kisans in colonial Bihar
Author:
Kumar, Arun.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
234 pages : map ; 22 cm
General Note:
Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--State University of New York, Binghamton).
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Map I. Bihar in 1921 -- Map II. Linguistic Divisions of the Plains of Bihar -- Introduction: -- Crossing the Rubicon -- Chapter 1 -- Revisiting the Revenue Regime: -- Agrarian Policies at a Glance -- Chapter 2 -- Migration and Crime: -- The Craft of Survival and Protest -- Chapter 3 -- Rumour: -- Beyond Muffled Murmurs of Dissent -- Chapter 4 -- Reworking Religion: -- The Gita and the Quest for a New Language -- Chapter 5 -- Unhappy Consciousness: -- Dialogues and Denials.
ISBN:
9788173043789
Format :
Book