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Among the elephants

Iain Douglas-Hamilton

Among the elephants

by Iain Douglas-Hamilton

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Published by Book ClubAssociates in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement(by) Iain and Oria Douglas-Hamilton ; foreword by Niko Tinbergen.
ContributionsDouglas-Hamilton, Oria.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19056134M

In capturing the Indian caste system in all its wretchedness, Sujatha Gidla’s Ants Among Elephants comes close to a depiction of hell. The reader will come away from this book with an enhanced religiosity, in that he will thank God that he was not born an outcaste in . Jul 18,  · A Wall Street Journal Top 10 Nonfiction Book of A Publishers Weekly Best Book of A Shelf Awareness Best Book of "Ants Among Elephants is an arresting, affecting and ultimately enlightening universityofthephoenix.com is quite possibly the most striking work of non-fiction set in India since Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, and heralds the arrival of a formidable new writer."/5(5).

Jul 14,  · “Ants Among Elephants,” by Sujatha Gidla There is also a fine-grained history of the subcontinent taking shape in the book as Gidla gathers her family’s, and in particular her uncle’s, story. Jan 13,  · A first hand account of caste in India is given by Sujatha Gidla’s recent book “Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux ). Gidla was born into an “untouchable” family in the southern Indian state of Andra Pradesh.

Ants Among Elephants is a compelling, truthful account; besides being a spare, lyrical recital of the writer’s personal history, the book is informed with an ethnographer’s habits of seeing. Early on, Gidla reveals the pervasiveness of casteism among the untouchable communities. Ants among Elephants. Sujatha Gidla. About the book. Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. Her family, belonging to the Mala caste, was educated in Warangal and Madras by Canadian missionaries in the s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite schools and move to .


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