India's Silent Revolution: The Rise of the Lower Castes in North India

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Hurst, 2003 - Caste - 505 pages
India has long been dominated by the upper castes, even though the lower castes make up more than two thirds of the population. This book examines how the lower castes have become more assertive in recent decades.

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About the author (2003)

Christophe Jaffrelot is director of the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), part of the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques in Paris.

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