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Viramma: Life of a Dalit

by: Viramma, Jean-Luc Racine, Josiane Racine,

This is the first Indian edition of this remarkable book which created a great impact in France and was subsequently translated into English and Italian. This edition carries a fresh Afterword by Jean-Luc and Josiane Racine. Viramma, an untouchable woman by birth, and listed as one of the authors, narrated the story of her life […]

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Overview

This is the first Indian edition of this remarkable book which created a great impact in France and was subsequently translated into English and Italian. This edition carries a fresh Afterword by Jean-Luc and Josiane Racine.

Viramma, an untouchable woman by birth, and listed as one of the authors, narrated the story of her life over a period of ten years to Josiane Racine, a Tamil-born ethnomusicologist educated in France. This book is the result of that conversation.

Details

ISBN: 978-81-87358-19-0
Publisher: Social Science Press
Publish Date: 2005
Page Count: 331

Meet the Author
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Viramma, was an untouchable woman, an agricultural labourer, grandmother, and until recently lived in Karani in Tamil Nadu. She died in November 2000.  
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Jean-Luc Racine is Senior Fellow, Centre for Indian Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.  
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Josiane Racine researches popular culture in South India.  

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