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Author Krishan, Shri.

Title Political mobilization and identity in western India, 1934-47 / Shri Krishan
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (279 pages) : 1 map
Series Sage series in modern Indian history ; 7
Sage series in modern Indian history ; 7
Contents The socio-economic fabric of Bombay's countryside -- Peasants, parties, and politics : 1934-47 -- Survival, contested power, and the polyphonic tribal resistance in western India : 1934-47 -- Strategies of Dalit mobilization : caste structure and the politics of mobilization -- Crowd vigour and social identity ; the Quit India movement in western India
Summary The processes of political mobilization and identity formation in the rural regions of Bombay Presidency between 1934 and 1947 are the major focus of this work. Studying the politics of the masses, their aspirations and demands?both within the formal institutional frameworks of the colonial p̀ublic space ̀as well as outside it?this book provides insights into political and social change in 20th century India. Emphasizing micro-level revolts?which, rather than subaltern militancy, express a collective endeavour by the people to solve their local problems by wresting immediate and tangible conce
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-274) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Political culture -- India -- Mumbai -- History -- 20th century.
Political participation -- India -- Mumbai -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- India -- History -- 20th century.
India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282075160
8132102088 (electronic bk.)
9788132102083 (electronic bk.)
(hard back)
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