Omvedt, Gail.

Seeking Begumpura : the social vision of anticaste intellectuals / Gail Omvedt. - New Delhi : Navayana Pub. : Distributed by IPD Alternatives, 2008. - 304 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [276]-296) and index.

SIntroduction/Visions 7
ii New Message/Whispers in the Kaliyuga 33
iii Nama/Dancing Open the Temple 67
iv Kabir and Ravidas/Envisioning Begumpura 91
v Tuka/The City beyond Time and Death Iog
vi Kartabhajas/Ecstasy and Reason in the Colonial Yuga 133
vii Phule/Remembering the Kingdom of Bali 159
viii Iyothee Thass/The Buddhist Utopia 185
ix Ramabai/Women in the Kingdom of God 205
x Periyar/Imagining Tamilnadu 225
xi Ambedkar/Prabuddha Bharat 249
xii Conclusion/Seeking Begumpura 267

Study of the socioeconomic perspectives of the eminent anticaste intellectuals; some articles analyze Bhakti movement and Hindu nationalism over a period of five centuries.

9788189059453 (pbk.) Rs395.00 9788189059118 8189059114

2008305690


Caste--History.--India
Bhakti--History.
Hindutva--History.

DS422.C3 / O54 2008

305.51220954 OMV / 013116
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