Meanings of Freedom in Post-independence West Bengal, 1947–52
This book explores the meanings and complexities of India’s experience of transition from colonial to the post-colonial period. It focuses on the first five years – from independence on 15th August 1947 to the first general election in January 1952 – in the politics of West Bengal, the new Indian...
Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge
The Namasudras of Bengal, 1872-1947
Movement by low-caste Hindu groups and their struggles for social and political recognition have been the subject of a number of academic studies in recent years - in anthropology and religious and political studies as well as history. The Namasudras of Bengal, however, represent a particularly...
Published May 27th 1997 by Routledge