Rebels From the Mud Houses: Dalits and the Making of the Maoist Revolution in Bihar

1st Edition

George J. Kunnath

Published June 21, 2017
Reference - 247 Pages
ISBN 9781138099555 - CAT# Y365686


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This book examines Dalit mobilization and the transformation of rural power relations in the context of intense agrarian violence involving Maoist guerrillas and upper caste militias backed by state forces in Bihar in the 1980s. The book investigates why thousands of Dalits took up arms and highlights the specificities of Dalit participation in the Maoist Movement  and develops an anthropology of the Maoist Revolution in India.

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