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Author Pandey, Gyanendra, 1949-

Title A history of prejudice : race, caste, and difference in India and the United States / Gyanendra Pandey
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Prejudice as difference -- Dalit conversion: the assertion of sameness -- 'Double V': the everyday of race relations -- An African American autobiography: re-locating difference -- Dalit memoirs: re-scripting the body -- The persistence of prejudice
Summary Compares the historical struggles of two geographically disparate populations - Indian Dalits and African Americans - to examine prejudice in two leading democracies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-231) and index
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Subject Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Caste-based discrimination -- India -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Dalits -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Discrimination
Prejudices
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Caste-based discrimination.
Dalits -- Social conditions.
Discrimination.
Prejudices.
Racism.
India.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012016724
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