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Omvedt, Gail

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Works: 70 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 3,156 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Translator, Editor
Classifications: BQ4610.B7, 294.30954
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Most widely held works by Gail Omvedt
Buddhism in india challenging Brahmanism and caste by Gail Omvedt ( )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a consequence of the recent activities and utterances of the aggressive forces of Hinduism (or Hindutva), the twin issues of religion and identity are at the forefront of social and political discourse in India. This has also led to a growing interest in Buddhism and a reconsideration of the role of Christianity and Islam in India as well as given rise to a far-reaching reassessment of the cultural, spiritual and artistic heritage of the subcontinent. This fascinating book constitutes a unique exploration of 2,500 years of the development of Buddhism, Brahmanism and caste in India, taking D
Growing up untouchable in India : a dalit autobiography by Vasant Moon ( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'In this English translation, Moon's story is usefully framed by apparatus necessary to bring its message to even those taking their first look at South Asian culture ... The result is an easy to digest short-course on what it means to be a Dalit, in the words of one notable Dalit.'-Journal of Asian Studies
We will smash this prison!. : Indian women in struggle by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reinventing revolution : new social movements and the socialist tradition in India by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dalits and the democratic revolution : Dr. Ambedkar and the Dalit movement in colonial India by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This important volume traces the history of the Dalit movement form its origins to the death of its most famous leader, B.R. Ambedkar, in 1956. Focusing on three states - Andhra, Maharashtra, and Karnataka - the author skillfully analyzes the ideology and organization of the movement and its interaction both with the freedom struggle, particularly with Gandhi and Gandhism, and the class struggles of the workers and peasants, and their dominant idealogy - Marxism."--pub. desc
Violence against women : new movements and new theories in India by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dalit visions : the anti-caste movement and the construction of an Indian identity by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women in popular movements : India and Thailand during the decade of women by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land, caste, and politics in Indian states by Teaching Politics. [Delhi.] ( Book )
6 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultural revolt in a colonial society : the non Brahman movement in western India, 1873 to 1930 by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ambedkar : towards an enlightened India by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Hindi and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, 1892-1956, statesman and social reformer from India
Seeking Begumpura : the social vision of anticaste intellectuals by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study of the socioeconomic perspectives of the eminent anticaste intellectuals; some articles analyze Bhakti movement and Hindu nationalism over a period of five centuries
Understanding caste : from Buddha to Ambedkar and beyond by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social justice philanthropy : approaches and strategies of funding organizations by Sukhadeo Thorat ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Indian context
The political economy of starvation : imperialism and the world food crisis by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women in popular movements : India and Thailand during the decade of women by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women and struggle : a report of the Nari Mukti Sangharsh Sammelan, Patna, 1988 by Nari Mukti Sangharsh Sammelan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The songs of Tukoba by Tukārāma ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nous démolirons cette prison : femmes indiennes en lutte-- by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
8 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We will smash this prison! by Gail Omvedt ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ōmveṭ, Kayl
Languages
English (108)
French (8)
Hindi (1)
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