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Author Nārāyaṇa, Badrī.
Title Women heroes and Dalit assertion in north India : culture, identity, and politics / Badri Narayan.
Imprint New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006.

Series Cultural subordination and the Dalit challenge ; v. 5
Cultural subordination and the Dalit challenge ; v. 5.
Subject Bahujan Samaj Party.
Dalits -- Political activity -- India -- Uttar Pradesh.
Women heroes -- Mythology -- Political aspects -- India -- Uttar Pradesh.
Description 1 online resource (186 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-178) and index.
Contents Introduction -- New narratives of Dalit politics -- Formation of political orality and the role of Dalit print -- Visuals, cultural performances, and myths -- Identity politics and new historical resources : Dalit location in 1857 history -- Jhalkaribai and the Koris of Bundelkhand -- Pasis, Dalits, and Udadevi -- Women heroes, goddesses, and the politics of image making -- Conclusion.
Summary With reference to Uttar Pradesh, India.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9788132102809 (electronic bk.)
8132102800 (electronic bk.)
9780761935377 (pbk.)
0761935371 (pbk.)
OCLC # 436076495
Additional Format Print version: Badri Narayan, 1965- Women heroes and Dalit assertion in north India. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2006 9780761935377 0761935371 (DLC) 2006029295 (OCoLC)71288741