|Note on Contributors||viii|
|The Bhils and Shahukars of Eastern Gujarat
by David Hardiman
|Touching the Body: Perspectives on the Indian Plague,
by David Arnold
|A Literary Representation of the Subaltern:
Mahasweta Devi's 'Stanadayini'
by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
by Ranajit Guha
|Approver's Testimony, Judicial Discourse:
The Case of Chauri Chaura
by Shahid Amin
Subaltern Studies: Capital, Class and Community
by Asok Sen
In Search of a Subaltern Lenin
by Ajit K. Chaudhury
|Appendix A: 'Breast-Giver'
by Mahsweta Devi
translated by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
|Appendix B: The Testimony of Shikari, the Approver,
in the Court of Sessions Judge H.E. Holmes
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SHAHID AMIN is a Reader in Modern Indian History at the University of Delhi. He is the author
of Sugarcane and Sugar in Gorakhpur. An Inquiry into Peasant Production for Capitalist
Enterprise in Colonial India (Delhi, 1984).|
DAVID ARNOLD is a Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Lancaster. He is the author of The Congress in Tamdnadu: Nationalist Politics in South India 1919-37 (Delhi, 1977) and Police Power and Colonial Rule: Madras 1859-1947 (Delhi, 1986). He is currently working on epidemics and famines in nineteenth- and twentiety-century India.
AJIT K. CHAUDHURY is a Reader in Economics at the University of Calcutta. His publications include a number of essays on macroeconomic theory and the Marxian theory of value.
RANAJIT GUHA works in the Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University, Canberra.
DAVID HARDIMAN is a Fellow of the Centre for Social Studies, Surat. He is the author of Peasant Nationalists of Gujarat: Kheda District, 1917-34 (Delhi, 1981) and The Coming of the Devi. Adivasi Assertion in Western India.
ASOK SEN is Professor of Economics at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. He is the author of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar and His Elusive Milestones (Calcutta, 1977) and co-author of Three Studies on the Agrarian Structure of Bengal 1850-1947 (Calcutta, 1982).
GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK is Mellon Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. She has published widely on questions of Marxism, feminism, deconstruction and the critique of imperialism. She is the translator of Jacques Derrida's De la Grammatologie into English. Her study, Master Discourse, Native Informant, is to appear from Columbia University Press.
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