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Speaking of peasants : essays on Indian history and politics in honor of Walter Hauser

Author: Walter Hauser; William R Pinch; University of Virginia. Center for South Asian Studies.
Publisher: New Delhi : Manohar Publishers & Distributors, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transcript of papers presented during the Hauserfest held in honor of Walter Hauser, b. 1927, professor of history at the University of Virginia; seminar held from May 23-25, 1997 at the Center for South Asian Studies, University of Virginia.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Named Person: Walter Hauser; Walter Hauser
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Hauser; William R Pinch; University of Virginia. Center for South Asian Studies.
ISBN: 8173047464 9788173047466
OCLC Number: 212378851
Description: 504 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From law to rights : the impact of the colonial state on peasant protest in Bihar / Peter Robb --
Power, agrarian structure, and peasant mobilization in modern India / Majid H. Siddiqi --
Gandhi, Marx, and Charan Singh : class and Gemeinschaft in peasant mobilization / Harold A. Gould --
Bhakti and the British Empire / William R. Pinch --
The raw and the simmered : environmental contexts of food and agrarian relations in the Gangetic Plain / James R. Hagen --
Of nature and nurture : sedentary agriculture and the "wandering tribes" of Jharkhand / Christopher V Hill --
Swami and friends : Sahajanand Saraswati and those who refuse to let the past of Bihar's peasant movements become history / Arvind Narayan Das --
The Reora Satyagraha (1939) : its contemporary relevance / Sho Kuwajima --
A stranger's view of Bihar : rethinking "religion" and "production" / Frederick H. Damon --
From "fanaticism" to power : the deep roots of Kerala's agrarian exceptionalism / Ronald J. Herring --
Cultures of resistance or commerce? : re-examining timber use in the Himalayan Punjab, 1850-1925 / Ruhi Grover --
Homeless in Gujarat and India : on the curious love of Indulal Yagnik / Ajay Skaria --
Competing inequalities : the scheduled tribes and the reservations system in Jharkhand / Stuart Corbridge --
Success and failure in rural development : Bihar, Bangladesh, and Maharashtra in the late 1980s / Harry Blair --
Bihar via "a virtual village" / Peter Gottschalk and Mathew N. Schmalz --
South Asian studies at Virginia / William R. Pinch, with the permission of Walter Hauser --
Bibliography of Walter Hauser / Philip McEldowney.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Pinch.

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Transcript of papers presented during the Hauserfest held in honor of Walter Hauser, b. 1927, professor of history at the University of Virginia; seminar held from May 23-25, 1997 at the Center for South Asian Studies, University of Virginia.
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