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Adivasis and the raj: socio-economic transition of the hos 1820-1932

By: Das Gupta, Sanjukta.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Critical thinking in South Asian history. Publisher: Hyderabad Orient BlackSwan 2011Description: xvi, 367 p.ISBN: 9788125041986.Subject(s): Adivais - India | Castes - IndiaDDC classification: 306.954 Summary: This book brings back a focus on the colonial history of adivasis and discusses the issue of their identity against this background. It is a study of the Hos of Chota Nagpur from 1820, when they first came into contact with the British, to 1932, when their protests took the form of religious reform movements in an attempt to develop a distinct tribal identity. (http://www.orientlongman.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4198-6)
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This book brings back a focus on the colonial history of adivasis and discusses the issue of their identity against this background. It is a study of the Hos of Chota Nagpur from 1820, when they first came into contact with the British, to 1932, when their protests took the form of religious reform movements in an attempt to develop a distinct tribal identity. (http://www.orientlongman.com/display.asp?categoryID=0&isbn=978-81-250-4198-6)

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