Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
The Jharkhand Movement: Indigenous Peoples' Struggle for Autonomy in India

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Social Sciences » Anthropology » General

The Jharkhand Movement

Indigenous Peoples' Struggle for Autonomy in India

By Ram Dayal Munda, S. Bosu Mullick

Elsewhere $59.95 $37.21   Save $22.74 (38%)
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from UK
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Paperback, 383 pages
Other Information: maps, ports.
Published In: Denmark, 01 April 2003
Jharkhand, the land of forest, named by the people of the neighboring plains, had been a safe haven of the indigenous peoples until the sixteenth century when the process of central state formation began to grow out of the nontribal matrix in the region. The states that emerged then fell under the direct influence and control of the great empires of successive periods that encroached upon the resources and lives of the indigenous peoples. They disrupted their egalitarian social system and their culture based upon a symbiotic relationship with their environment, forcing the indigenous people to retreat to even more inhospitable regions to rebuild their social structure. However, they were never able to fully escape the ever-increasing boundaries of the state, which eventually stripped the Jharkhand of its resources and left its people peasants. The modern Jharkhand movement, a continuation of the peoples' resistance to the encroaching state, has been widely covered in the media and academic circles. Various analytical reports, academic interpretations and political explanations, often holding contradictory views, have been published over a period exceeding the last five decades. The production of such a huge corpus of literature shows the strength of the movement, and the immense significance of the issues. Containing contributions by leading social scientists and activists, this volume furthers the discourse on the relationship between mainstream nationalism and the indigenous identity often termed ethnicity, as it relates to the nation state. In doing so, it helps civil society understand the relevance of autonomy and identity of the indigenous peoples of the country as a whole. Thebasic line of inquiry concerns the issues (dispossession from life supporting resources of land, forest, water and identity), the main cause (internal colonialism) and the remedy (provision of autonomy).
EAN: 9788790730727
ISBN: 8790730720
Publisher: IWGIA
Dimensions: 16 x 24 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Jharkhand Movement: Indigenous Peoples' Struggle for Autonomy in India on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.