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Title:
Annihilation of caste : the annotated critical edition
Author:
Ambedkar, B. R. (Bhimrao Ramji), 1891-1956, author.
Edition:
Verso paperback edition.
Publication Information:
London : Verso, 2016.
Physical Description:
415 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
'The Annihilation of Caste' is one of the most important - and still most controversial - works of Indian political writing. Completed in 1936, the book is an audacious denunciation of Hinduism and the caste system that infuriated Gandhi yet has remained a rallying cry for 60 years.
General Note:
Includes facsimile of title page of original (1936) edition.
Language:
English
Contents:
The doctor and the saint / Arundhati Roy -- Annihilation of Caste. Preface to second edition, 1937 ; Preface to third edition, 1944 ; Prologue ; Annihilation of caste : an undelivered speech, 1936 -- The Ambedkar-Gandhi debate. A vindication of caste / by Mahatma Gandhi ; Sant Ram responds to Gandhi ; A reply to the Mahatma / by B.R. Ambedkar -- A note on the Poona Pact.
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9781784783525
Format :
Book