Chinnaiah Jangam, Assistant Professor, Carleton University
Chinnaiah Jangam teaches history at Carleton University, Canada. He is a historian specializing in modern South Asian social and intellectual history.
Acknowledgements Note on Dalit Nomenclature, Translation, and Transliteration Part I: Dalits and the Colonial Conjuncture 1. Mapping Dalit Consciousness: A Historical Note 2. Education and Dalit Enlightenment: A Colonial Conjuncture 3. Quandary of Caste Hindus: Thus Spake the Shastras and Science on Caste and Untouchability Part II: Making of the Self and the Political Identity 4. Cleansing the Stigma: Making of the Dalit Self and Identity 5. Dalits and the Politics of Emancipation Part III: Dalit Imagination: An Egalitarian Ethic 6. Whose Nation? Dalits and the Imagination of the Nation Epilogue: An Invincible Imagination Bibliography About the Author