Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated [Audiobook] download free by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar

Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Audiobook download free by Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
  • Listen audiobook: Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated
  • Author: Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
  • Release date: 2016/11/13
  • Publisher: VERSO BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781784783525
  • Rating: 7.42 of 10
  • Votes: 577
  • Review by: Konnor Sommer
  • Review rating: 9.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/9
  • Duration: 5H15M16S in 256 kbps (83.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, FLAC, Apple Lossless, WMA, WAV (compression TAR.Z, GZ, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 35M1S (9.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: B.R. Ambedkar's Annihilation of Caste is one of the most important, yet neglected, works of political writing from India. Written in 1936, it is an audacious denunciation of Hinduism and its caste system. Ambedkar - a figure like W.E.B. Du Bois - offers a scholarly critique of Hindu scriptures, scriptures that sanction a rigidly hierarchical and iniquitous social system. The world's best-known Hindu, Mahatma Gandhi, responded publicly to the provocation. The hatchet was never buried. Arundhati Roy introduces this extensively annotated edition of Annihilation of Caste in 'The Doctor and the Saint,' examining the persistence of caste in modern India, and how the conflict between Ambedkar and Gandhi continues to resonate. Roy takes us to the beginning of Gandhi's political career in South Africa, where his views on race, caste and imperialism were shaped. She tracks Ambedkar's emergence as a major political figure in the national movement, and shows how his scholarship and intelligence illuminated a political struggle beset by sectarianism and obscurantism.Roy breathes new life into Ambedkar's anti-caste utopia, and says that without a Dalit revolution, India will continue to be hobbled by systemic inequality.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social Classes, Social Discrimination, Asian History
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x33.02mm
  • Weight: 367g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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