Book Reviews: SHAHID AMIN, Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura , Oxford University Press, Delhi, , pp. plus bibliography, index. Title, Event, metaphor, memory: Chauri Chaura, / Shahid Amin. Author, Amin, Shahid. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution. Shahid Amin. Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura – Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Pp. xiv.
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The Contemporary Relevance of T. Regrettably, indication of copyright fee is not available. Comaroff and Paul C. He extends his boundaries well beyond Chauri Chaura itself to explore the complex relationship between peasant politics and nationalist discourse and the interplay between memory and history.
Show all volumes and issues. Citing articles via Google Scholar. This article needs more links to other articles to help integrate it into the encyclopedia. Amin aims to dissect the events around Chauri Chaura, and then analyze how the event was remembered and used as a metaphor of what not to do by the Nationalist Movement and later history.
Event, Metaphor, Memory by Shahid Amin – Paperback – University of California Press
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Views Read Edit View history. Sahith rated it it was amazing Aug 11, Tables of content are generated even and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Steedly, Mary Margaret Wiley KJ rated it liked it Mar 01, Danton Bryans rated it liked it Mar 28, Amin examines the trial records of the Chauri Chaura ‘riot’, and his wonderful research reveals excellent usage of trial transcripts, and the memoirs of the High Court judges who commuted the death sentences passed at the Sessions Court to Scientific Data Management Research Staff.
Event, metaphor, memory: Chauri Chaura,
He extends his boundaries well beyond Chauri Chaura itself to explore the complex relationship between peasant politics and nationalist discourse and the interplay between memory and history. National Adaptations in Global Economies. Mason, and Bernd Wegener, eds. Amin eent the local sights and sounds of Chauri Chaura, with deft use of oral history, and by retaining the original words of those he interviewed.
Amin examines the event itself, but also, more significantly, he explores the ways it has been remembered, interpreted, and used as a metaphor for the Indian struggle for independence. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
No trivia or quizzes yet. In telling this intricate story of local memory and the making of official histories, Amin probes the silences and ambivalences that contribute to a nation’s narrative. David rated it it was amazing Oct 25, Chau rated it really liked it May 31, Appalled that his teachings were turned to violent ends, Gandhi called off his Noncooperation Movement and fasted to bring the people back to nonviolence. Advanced Search Watchlist Search history Search help.
Appalled that his teachings were turned to violent ends, Gandhi called off his Noncooperation Movement and fasted to bring the people back to nonviolence.
Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura, 1922-1992
These stories contradict the State account, and highlight the differences between how people viewed the picketing of Chaura bazaar. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Taking Gandhi’s statements about civil disobedience to heart, in February residents from the villages around the north Indian market town of Chauri Chaura attacked the local police station, burned it to the ground and murdered twenty-three constables.
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