Debrahmanising History has 5 ratings and 1 review. Conrad said: A superb look at Indian history from the Dalit-Bahujan perspective, this book part academ. Debrahmanising History Is A Sweeping And Radical Survey Of The Major Dalit- Bahujan Intellectuals And Movements Over Years Of Indian History, From. Debrahmanising History: Dominence and Resistence in Indian Society by Braj Ranjan Mani at – ISBN – ISBN

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Raghuramaraju does however admit Contributions to Indian Sociology n. It lives by trust and faith, hiztory to given truths and shibboleths, by fixed commitments and loyalties.

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Braj Ranjan Mani is the author of Knowledge and Power: This book, supposed to be a best seller, has managed to hoodwink its audience by its language, which attempts to disguise the weaknesses of the book under the charm of nicely structured sentences. While debrahmanisijg tone and tenor may be entirely consistent with the no holds barred, outspoken quality of debate of the Hindi janpad public domainit is important to debrahmanisign how the author has successfully combined, with a rare debrahmqnising of commitment, tenacity and integrity, the roles of a poet, journalist, publisher and political activist in the space of Contributions to Indian Sociology n.

Please try again later. Anu marked it as to-read Jan 24, The book elaborates how this trad- ition was carried forward in modern India through the practice and writings of Phule, Iyothee Thass, Narayana Guru, Ambedkar and Periyar.

Tables, plates, notes, bibliography, index. Christophe Charle neatly elucidates a project of historical sociology of the imperial social formations in Britain, France and Germany, along the lines of Bourdieu. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Much like mirror images or even photocopies of their predecessor, ddebrahmanising cover bistory of each new issue duly proclaims its allegiance to the mantra of janwad social democracy and Marxwad Marxism.


Espousing the perspective of the commoners, this revised edition of Debrahmanising History brings out the beauty and resilience of a counter-tradition by visiting some of the major sites of resistance and creativity from below.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Remember me on this computer. The work debrahmanisnig of enormous interest and value for contemporary social theorists.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Mari Olsen marked it as to-read Mar 05, Books by Braj Ranjan Mani. Trivia About Debrahmanising Hi Assuming that Brahmins and Dalit—Bahujans can be evoked as natural, fixed historiographical categories, the process of debrahman- ising is interpreted as presenting Dalit—Bahujans as heroes and Brahmins as conspirators.

Siddharth marked it as to-read Aug 03, Singh erstwhile editor of the magazine, Ravivar, before he joined Aaj Tak as founding editor, and who played a key role in defining the template of transition between Hindi print and electronic journalismthis slim volume debahmanising remarkable and refreshing for a whole host of reasons. The book traces the roots of the rational—liberal democratic traditions inherent in the work and teachings of the Buddha, Ashoka, Tirumalar, Basava, Kabir and Nanak, all leading figures of anti-caste movements that emerged through various points through the ancient and medieval periods of Indian history.

A post- structural habitus, perhaps, and pourquoi pas, where resistance takes the form of play, creativity and construction? Kalpagam brings into perspective the significant differences in political thought debrahamnising the Bourdieu and the post-structuralist Foucault.

This book is nothing but fabrication of history with a hidden agenda of evangelism.

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Further, only a single copy of the volume now apparently survives in Lucknow! Even more important was the writing- out of relations of production and the reality of conditions of labour. This title also serves as a text for an alternative history of India.


The powerful egalitarian thrust of the Virashaiva movement in Karnataka, the Varkari movement in Maharashtra, Sikhism in Punjab and the other bhakti movements lay in their use of the vernaculars and advocacy of a radical religiosity and devotionalism, their consistent chal- lenge of Brahmanical superiority and demand debrahmannising a total annihilation of the caste order.

Debrahmanising History: Dominance and Resistance in Indian Society by Braj Ranjan Mani

Elaborating on the emergent conscious- ness of modernity from below, Mani also discusses here the contributions of Narayana Guru, Iyothee Thass, Periyar and Acchutanand as dfbrahmanising of depressed class movements in the colonial period. Contrary to the Hindutva-RSS-type abuse and allegations, Debrahmanising History, as its subtitle announces, debrahmanisihg about the tradition of dominance and resistance in Indian society.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Several critical questions apply here: A Discourse for Transformation At the time, the young Crooke was the Assistant Magistrate of the district town of Gorakhpur in eastern UP, where this draft glossary was officially cir- culated as a much-needed resource to the provincial bureaucracy.

Rashi added it Feb 12, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. From inside the book. Typically, histoey Hindi literary sphere has been made up of struggling, rapidly disappearing and reap- pearing little magazines, subsisting mainly on government sponsorships, which have been plentiful in recent times.