India's Silent Revolution: The Rise of the Lower Castes in North India

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Hurst, 2003 - Caste - 505 pages
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India has long been dominated by the upper castes, even though the lower castes make up more than two thirds of the population. This book examines how the lower castes have become more assertive in recent decades.

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Extraordinary documentation of ground realities of Indian politics since independence.How churning in Indian society has driven politics and vice versa is beautifully explained in this book with all ... Read full review

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Christophe Jaffrelot is director of the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), part of the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques in Paris.

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