Book Reviews : VASANT MOON, Growing Up Untouchable in India. A Dalit Autobiography, Boston, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2001, pp. 203

@article{Sharan2002BookR,
  title={Book Reviews : VASANT MOON, Growing Up Untouchable in India. A Dalit Autobiography, Boston, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2001, pp. 203},
  author={Awadhendra Sharan},
  journal={Indian Economic & Social History Review},
  year={2002},
  volume={39},
  pages={441 - 444}
}
distinctive, popularly based denomination-like orientations, detached from active political life, as the Farangi Mahallis never did. These articles provide rich material for debate and reflection. In the first article, for example, on Indo-Persian culture, Robinson follows the Pakistani scholar Aziz Ahmad in describing Persian literature as demonstrating a ’complete rejection of Indian life and landscape’ and speaks of ’a world which wished to distance itself