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

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ISBN-10: 1107609380

ISBN-13: 9781107609389

Edition: 2013

Authors: Gyanendra Pandey

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This is a book about prejudice and democracy and the prejudice of democracy. In comparing the historical struggles of two geographically disparate populations – Indian Dalits (once known as Untouchables) and African Americans – Gyanendra Pandey, the leading subaltern historian, examines the multiple dimensions of prejudice in two of the world's leading democracies. The juxtaposition of two very different locations and histories and, within each of these, of varying public and private narratives of struggle, allows for an uncommon analysis of the limits of citizenship in modern societies and states. Pandey, with his characteristic delicacy, probes the histories of his protagonists to uncover…    
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Book details

List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 255
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.90" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Introduction
Prejudice as difference
Dalit conversion: the assertion of sameness
Double V: the everyday of race relations
An African-American autobiography: re-locating difference
Dalit memoirs: re-scripting the body
The persistence of prejudice