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Ambedkar's world : the making of Babasaheb and the dalit movement / Eleanor Zelliot.

By: Zelliot, Eleanor, 1926- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : Navayana Publishing, 2013Description: 303 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788189059545 (paperback).Other title: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and the untouchable movement [Earlier edition published under the title:].Subject(s): Ambedkar, B. R. (Bhimrao Ramji), 1891-1956 | Mahars -- India -- Maharashtra | Dalits -- Political activity -- India -- Maharashtra | India -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 305.800954 ZEL Summary: This is a classic monograph on the Mahar movement in western India. It documents the social and political forces that shaped Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891 56), the greatest leader of Dalits, and the manner in which Ambedkar shaped the destiny of the Dalits of Maharashtra and India. Zelliot chronicles the movement from its origins with the first Mahar petition in 1890 till its culmination in the mass conversion to Read more...
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Pennsylvania, 1969.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-290) and index.

This is a classic monograph on the Mahar movement in western India. It documents the social and political forces that shaped Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (1891 56), the greatest leader of Dalits, and the manner in which Ambedkar shaped the destiny of the Dalits of Maharashtra and India. Zelliot chronicles the movement from its origins with the first Mahar petition in 1890 till its culmination in the mass conversion to Read more...

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