The Untouchable as himself: ideology, identity, and pragmatism among the Lucknow Chamars. R. S. KHARE.

The Untouchable as himself: ideology, identity, and pragmatism among the Lucknow Chamars.

Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 1984. Stock ID #78941

Black and white portrait frontispiece, xiv + 189pp, notes, bibliography (with few small pencil marks by titles), index, trifle sunned and rubbed dustjacket, contents sound and clean, a good copy. "Based on a field and textual study of the Chamars of Lucknow, the book examines the structure of present-day Untouchable ideology in its diverse, but coherent, cultural and social expressions. Professor Khare allows the urban Chamar reformers, leaders, and ordinary persons to speak for themselves, thus revealing their own distinctive cultural perspective." Publisher's description. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 78941).

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