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A Forgotten Liberator: The Life & Struggle of Savitribai Phule (English)

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This collection of essays brings alive the life & struggle of Savitribai, perhaps the greatest woman of the nineteenth century India. We find in this book examples of her poetry never before translated into English.

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This collection of essays brings alive the life & struggle of Savitribai, perhaps the greatest woman of the nineteenth century India. We find in this book examples of her poetry never before translated into English. An essay from one of her own dalit school girls encapsulates the misery of their plight and the passion with which they sought justice. Personal letters to her husband, Jotirao Phule, reveal the battle she fought within her family, community and with society for education and justice for the downtrodden. Contributors include: Braj Ranjan Mani, author of Debrahmanising History; Gail Omvedt, National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla and Sunil Sardar the Convenor of Satyashodak Samaj.

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ISBN/Product number 978-81-906-2770-2
Author B.R Mani & P Sardar
Product Type Paperback
Number of pages 95
Language English
Publisher Mountain Peak