A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States

A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States

by Gyanendra Pandey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107029002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2013
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 877,643
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gyanendra Pandey is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Interdisciplinary Workshop in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies at Emory University. His books include Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India (2001) and Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories (2006).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Prejudice as difference; 3. Dalit conversion: the assertion of sameness; 4. Double V: the everyday of race relations; 5. An African-American autobiography: re-locating difference; 6. Dalit memoirs: re-scripting the body; 7. The persistence of prejudice.

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