From: Rakesh Bhandari (bhandari@BERKELEY.EDU)
Date: Tue Feb 13 2007 - 11:30:07 EST
> > Can any list members recomend good marxian analyses of the Indian caste > system. > > > Paul Cockshott > > www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/~wpc > > > helpful overview of debates Terminology, History and Debate: “Caste” Formation or “Class” Formation Author: Bahl, Vinay Source: The Journal of Historical Sociology, Volume 17, Numbers 2-3, June 2004, pp. 265-318(54) Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Also see older essay on caste in Irfan Habib's Essays on Indian History: Towards a Marxist Perception (can't remember exact title of book) Two much discussed books are the ones by Nicholas Dirks and Susan Bayly on caste; both were written less than ten years ago. Neither book is Marxist but both are historical and materialist to some degree.
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