Marathi of a Single Type: The demise of the Modi script

  title={Marathi of a Single Type: The demise of the Modi script},
  author={Pushkar Sohoni},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={662 - 685}
Abstract While the debates about the use of a single script for rendering the Marathi language became relevant only after the advent of printing, the fast-changing social and political landscapes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries lent their own weight to the discourse. The debates about the writing system became the venue for various competing social forces and political movements. The issues of region, caste, class, and religion—the core of today's identity politics—were all embroiled… Expand
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