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Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterIV)

              Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterIV)

TOUCHABLES V/S UNTOUCHABLES

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A relationship of touchables against untouchables may cause surprize. Such a surprize will not be altogether without reason. The touchables are not one uniform body of people. They are themselves divided into innumerable castes. Each Hindu is conscious of the caste to which he belongs.

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Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterIII)

Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterIII)

THE ROCK ON WHICH IT IS BUILT

Hindu Society is a house of Castes. Hindus are not a people. They are the aggregates of groups of people formed into castes. This is its peculiarity. This is what has struck the stream of foreigners who have visited India in the course of history. Notwithstanding this there are however people who endeavour to say that there is nothing peculiar about caste.

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Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterII)

Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social(ChapterII)

THE HOUSE THE HINDUS HAVE BUILT

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Is there any thing peculiar in the social organisation of the Hindus ? An unsophisticated Hindu who is unaware of investigations conducted by scholars will say that there is nothing peculiar, abnormal or unnatural in the organisation of the society to which he belongs. This is quite natural. People who live their lives in isolation are seldom conscious of the peculiarities of their ways and manners. People have gone on from generation to generation without stopping to give themselves a name. But how does the social organisation of the Hindu strike the outsiders, non-Hindus? Did it appear to them as normal and natural?

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Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social

Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Social

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Contents

Chapter 1 : Civilisation or felony

Chapter 2 : The house the hindus have built

Chapter 3 : The rock on which it is built

Chapter 4 : Touchables v/s untouchables

Chapter 5 : The curse of caste

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Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Political, Chapter 1-From millions to fractions

Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability: Political

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Contents

Chapter 1 : From millions to fractions

Chapter 2 : The revolt of the untouchables

Chapter 3 : Held at bay

Chapter 4 : Their wishes are laws unto us

Chapter 5 : Under the providence of Mr. Gandhi

Chapter 6 : Gandhi and his fast

Chapter 7 : A warning to the untouchables

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Untouchables or The Children of India's Ghetto: PART IV

Untouchables or The Children of India's Ghetto

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Contents

PART IV - What the Untouchables have to face

Chapter 12 : Antagonism of the administration

Chapter 13 : Problem of discrimination

Chapter 14 : Problem of isolation

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Untouchables or The Children of India's Ghetto: PART 1

Untouchables or The Children of India's Ghetto

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Contents

Part I: What It Is to be an Untouchable .

Chapter I: Untouchability—its source

Chapter 2: Untouchables—their numbers

Chapter 3 : Slaves and untouchables

Chapter 4 : The Indian ghetto—the centre of untouchability—outside the fold

Chapter 5 : Unfit for human association

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