The Namasudras of Bengal

Biswas, A.K.

Published by [Blumoon Books] (2000), [New Delhi], 2000
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x,102 pp, 22x13cm, Study by a Dalit movement author published by a Dalit movement press. "., Namasudras, previously known as "Chandals" are the inhabitants of swamps, marshes and inhospitable terrain.,.They have conquered the ferocious forces of nature but are victims of human prejudice.,.This book delves deep into the social morass of Bengal society and brings out the reasons which led to its partition because of insults hurled at them in the garb of religion. This social division led to the division of Bengal.,." [-rear cover]. Contents: Origin of the Namasudra Caste; Anthropometry of the Chandal; Habitat: Swamps of Eastern Bengal; Demography of the Chandal; Occupation of the Namasudra; Infirmities of Selected Castes; Infirmities Among Muslims High: Concocted out of Malice? Crime by Selected Castes in Bengal; Awakening Among the Namasudras: Organised Community Action: First General Strike of India; Change of Caste Name; Representation to the Governor of Bengal; Bango Bhango Andolan & Boycott Agitation Boycotts; Demand for Special Priveleges as par with Muslims; Explorers of the Sundarbans: Columbus of Bengal; Chandsi System of Medicine: Namasudra Physicians; Social Reforms: Rabindranath Tagore in Namasudra Conference; Political Action: Deputation to Simon Commission - A Bold Move; Grievances Highlighted by the Simon Commission; Secular, Political & Judicial Reforms Pressed; Efforts of Self-Development Assailed; Denial of Education to Depressed Classes; Literacy of the Namasudras; Conversion of the Namasudras; Conclusion; Notes; Appendices. Minor rubbing. Light corner bump. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 012098

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Title: The Namasudras of Bengal

Publisher: [Blumoon Books] (2000), [New Delhi]

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: orig. wrappers

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