Annihilation of Caste. The Annotated Critical Edition. by B.R. Ambedkar Edited by S. Anand Introduction by Arundhati Roy. Paperback; Ebook . Kraentk Sir, please purchase only the ORIGINAL VERSION of Annihilation of Caste written by ar alone. I recommend you not to purchase. Praise for the book. ‘Annihilation of Caste has to be read only because it is open to serious objection. Dr Ambedkar is a challenge to Hinduism No Hindu who.

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May It was 79 years ago today that Ambedkar’s ‘Annihilation Of Caste’ was published

Written init is an audacious denunciation of Hinduism and its caste system. Ambedkar — a figure like W. Du Bois — offers a scholarly critique of Hindu scriptures, scriptures that sanction a rigidly hierarchical and iniquitous social annihilatiob. The hatchet was never buried.


No Hindu who prizes his faith above life itself can afford to underrate the importance of this indictment. The annotations illumine the whole book. A Life and a Time. She manages to convey an intimate and deeply felt sensitivity to the history that produced Annihilation of Caste.

The annotations do an excellent job of providing supplementary information, corroboration and relevant citations A robust edition of an under-appreciated classic. There is very aannihilation left of the saintly stature of the Mahatma once Roy is done with him, while Ambedkar, quite rightly, is left standing as the man in full control of his senses and his very considerable intellect.

Annihilation of Caste by B.R. Ambedkar

The ambeedkar footnotes give the reader a sense of direction and all the additional information needed for making sense of the text — including the translation of the Sanskrit shlokas Ambedkar used to document his analysis. This edition is truly a remarkable achievement. Analysing and Fighting Caste. This edition will foster a more critical engagement among readers.

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Ambedkar Edited by S. Anand Introduction by Arundhati Roy.

The classic analysis of the caste system with an extensive introduction by Arundhati Roy. Verso Books 18 November Verso Books 03 Ambedkxr In Praise of Disobedience.