Tribal guerrillas: the Santals of West Bengal and the Naxalite movement

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Oxford University Press, 1987 - Political Science - 201 pages
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In this ground-breaking study, based on valuable field data, Edward Duyker examines the historical roots of the Santal participation in the Naxalite movement; discusses the implications of the Naxalite use of traditional weapons and forms of tribal warfare; describes the use of oral tradition to incite revolutionary fervor; and analyzes the role of clan and kinship in determining Santal participation in the movement.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Early History of the Santals
27
The Commercialization of Santal Agriculture
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