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Untouchable Freedom: A Social History of a Dalit Community
     

Untouchable Freedom: A Social History of a Dalit Community

by Vijay Prashad
 

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This volume is on the Balmikis of Delhi, who work as sanitation workers and keep the city clean. They live in poverty and face sustained discrimination. In response the Balmikis fight to liberate themselves. Untouchable Freedom is the first comprehensive study of this community and traces their struggles from the 1860s to the present, as they have moved from

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This volume is on the Balmikis of Delhi, who work as sanitation workers and keep the city clean. They live in poverty and face sustained discrimination. In response the Balmikis fight to liberate themselves. Untouchable Freedom is the first comprehensive study of this community and traces their struggles from the 1860s to the present, as they have moved from agricultural labor to urban work.

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ISBN-13:
9780195658484
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/27/2001
Pages:
186
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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