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The Untouchable As Himself

Author : Professor R S Khare
ISBN : 052126314X
Genre : Social Science
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Professor Khare offers the first major, comprehensive study of what it means to be an Untouchable in contemporary India. 'Based on a study of the Chamars of Lucknow, the work provides a sensitive description of the Untouchables' cultural ideology and its role in helping them confront their everyday dilemmas and conflicts. Although India has legally abolished untouchability, in practical terms the Untouchables continue to experience social resistance and deprivation while changing social circumstances have given rise to a new awareness and increased expectations. In this book, the urban Chamar reformers, leaders, and ordinary persons speak for themselves, revealing a distinctive cultural perspective as well as a serious awareness of their changing role in Indian society.
Category: Social Science

The Untouchable

Author : John Banville
ISBN : 9780330506939
Genre : Fiction
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‘The Untouchable is an engrossing, exquisitely written and almost bewilderingly smart book . . . It’s the fullest book I’ve read in a very long time, utterly accomplished, thoroughly readable, written by a novelist of vast talent’ Richard Ford Victor Maskell has been betrayed. After the announcement in the Commons and the hasty revelation of his double life of wartime espionage, his disgrace is public, his knighthood revoked, his position as curator of the Queen’s pictures terminated. There are questions to be answered. For whom has he been sacrificed? To what has he sacrificed his life? The Untouchable is beautifully crafted novel inspired by the famous Cambridge Spies by John Banville, the author of the Booker prize-winning The Sea.
Category: Fiction

The Untouchable

Author : Gerald Seymour
ISBN : 9781444760408
Genre : Fiction
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Albert Packer is the supreme baron of London crime, ruling his domain with a ruthless fist and thinking of himself as the Untouchable. As yet another criminal case against him collapses, Packer turns his attention to expanding his heroin empire abroad, deciding to travel to Sarajevo himself in order to cut out the middle man. But the Customs & Excise unit tasked with taking him down are determined not to give up. Packer may be king on his home turf, but on the war-torn streets of a city where justice is enforced by gangster warlords, he might just make a mistake. And Joey Cann, obsessed with bringing Packer to justice, will be there when he does.
Category: Fiction

The Untouchable

Author : Stephen A. Kallis
ISBN : 9781627935395
Genre : Fiction
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"You can see it--you can watch it--but mustn't touch!" And what could possibly be more frustrating ... when you need, most violently, to get your hands on it for just one second...
Category: Fiction

The Untouchable Enemies

Author : Taiwo Johnson O
ISBN : 9781496995148
Genre : Fiction
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The book, The Untouchable Enemies, was written in order to assist believers in acting properly when faced with the devil’s human agents who are relatives, especially, those of one’s own house. Very often, we see wars coming against us from unsuspected sources. It can be from relatives or friends. The book narrates how best to handle related enemies to the satisfaction of God, self, and even the agents themselves. It opines that only through the divine wisdom can one successfully discharge such delicate enemies without falling guilty of the scripture that teaches the believer to feed, pray, and do good to those who persecute him. It also examines some practical situations, which has something to do with such enemies.
Category: Fiction

The Untouchable Life

Author : Janah
ISBN : 9789791668903
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Albert Mild steps in to his future dimens ion. Life is changes, he gets tobe a professor of Mithology and Astrology. How he will discovered his future life? Let's read it!!
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The Untouchable Tree

Author : Peter C. Stone
ISBN : 9781628732023
Genre : Nature
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An artist shares his love of trees with his brilliant paintings and thoughtful words. According to Peter Stone, "any book about trees can't help but be a book about people," and so his book is about our connection to the magnificence, the transcendence, and the essential nature of trees. Throughout human history, they have served as shelter and as symbol. And today, more than ever, our destiny is tied to theirs. The Untouchable Tree is a unique exploration of our relationship with these amazing plants. It covers everything from our exploitation of trees for material gain to our unique love of woodlands, parks, and forests. Peter C. Stone is an artist in the best sense of the word. His paintings and his words remind us of why we love trees and forests—and why they are important. 30 color illustrations.
Category: Nature

Breaking Through The Untouchable Diseases

Author : Gerald Green
ISBN : 9780953240784
Genre : Health & Fitness
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The author, whose lung disease was made worse by conventional medical treatments, set off on a road of discovery and self-help. The book catalogues his own successful treatment and treatments others have used for different illnesses.
Category: Health & Fitness

Grasping The Untouchable

Author : Andrew Folan
ISBN : OCLC:1183901905
Genre : Interdisciplinary research
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The Untouchable Story

Author : Debi Prasad Das
ISBN : UOM:39015029402727
Genre : Dalits
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Scarface And The Untouchable

Author : Max Allan Collins
ISBN : 9780062441966
Genre : True Crime
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The new definitive history of gangster-era Chicago–a landmark work that is as riveting as a thriller A CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR “An extraordinary achievement. The writing is riveting, the research impeccable.” —Sara Paretsky “Gripping. ... Reads like a novel.” —Chicago magazine “Revolutionizes our understanding of Al Capone and Eliot Ness." —Matthew Pearl Includes 115 photographs and a map of gangland Chicago. In 1929, thirty-year-old gangster Al Capone ruled both Chicago's underworld and its corrupt government. To a public who scorned Prohibition, "Scarface" became a local hero and national celebrity. But after the brutal St. Valentine's Day Massacre transformed Capone into "Public Enemy Number One," the federal government found an unlikely new hero in a twenty-seven-year-old Prohibition agent named Eliot Ness. Chosen to head the legendary law enforcement team known as "The Untouchables," Ness set his sights on crippling Capone's criminal empire. Today, no underworld figure is more iconic than Al Capone and no lawman as renowned as Eliot Ness. Yet in 2016 the Chicago Tribune wrote, "Al Capone still awaits the biographer who can fully untangle, and balance, the complexities of his life," while revisionist historians have continued to misrepresent Ness and his remarkable career. Enter Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz, a unique and vibrant writing team combining the narrative skill of a master novelist with the scholarly rigor of a trained historian. Collins is the New York Times bestselling author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition. Schwartz is a rising-star historian whose work anticipated the fake-news phenomenon. Scarface and the Untouchable draws upon decades of primary source research—including the personal papers of Ness and his associates, newly released federal files, and long-forgotten crime magazines containing interviews with the gangsters and G-men themselves. Collins and Schwartz have recaptured a bygone bullet-ridden era while uncovering the previously unrevealed truth behind Scarface's downfall. Together they have crafted the definitive work on Capone, Ness, and the battle for Chicago.
Category: True Crime

Untouchable

Author : Anand
ISBN : 8131707253
Genre : Dalits
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Untouchable

Author : Minority Rights Group
ISBN : 0862324602
Genre : Political Science
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Category: Political Science

Eliot Ness And The Untouchables

Author : Kenneth Tucker
ISBN : 0786407727
Genre : Performing Arts
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The name Eliot Ness carries with it images of Chicago gangland speakeasies and shootouts with some of the nation's most notorious criminals. Ness has been transformed into a legendary figure by the films and television programs that depicted the war he and his Untouchables waged against the mobsters of Prohibition-era Chicago. Yet the real Ness is an enigma and the actual men who worked with him are little known. This analysis of Ness the person and Ness the myth brings together careful historical analysis and descriptive critiques of the many films and television programs devoted to interpreting his life and war with Al Capone. Reasons for the popularity of Eliot Ness and his mythic importance are also explored. Photographs, bibliography, and an index are included.
Category: Performing Arts

Sean Connery

Author : Michael Feeney Callan
ISBN : OCLC:1195033723
Genre : Motion picture actors and actresses
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Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Untouchable Fictions Literary Realism And The Crisis Of Caste

Author : Toral Jatin Gajarawala
ISBN : 9780823245246
Genre : Literary Criticism
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William Riley Parker Prize for an outstanding article published in PMLA "Some Time between Revisionist and Revolutionary: Unreading History in Dalit Literature" May 2011 issue of PMLA Untouchable Fictions considers the crisis of literary realism--progressive, rural, regionalist, experimental--in order to derive a literary genealogy for the recent explosion of Dalit ("untouchable caste") fiction. Drawing on a wide array of writings from Premchand and Renu in Hindi to Mulk Raj Anand and V. S. Naipaul in English, Gajarawala illuminates the dark side of realist complicity: a hidden aesthetics and politics of caste. How does caste color the novel? What are its formal tendencies? What generic constraints does it produce? Untouchable Fictions juxtaposes the Dalit text and its radical critique with a history of progressive literary movements in South Asia. Gajarawala reads Dalit writing dialectically, doing justice to its unique and groundbreaking literary interventions while also demanding that it be read as an integral moment in the literary genealogy of the 20th and 21st centuries. This book, grounded in the fields of postcolonial theory, South Asian literatures, and cultural studies, makes a crucial intervention into studies of literary realism and will be important for all readers interested in the problematic relations between aesthetics and politics and between social movements and cultural production.
Category: Literary Criticism

Growing Up Untouchable In India

Author : Vasant Moon
ISBN : 9780585394060
Genre : Social Science
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'In this English translation, Moon's story is usefully framed by apparatus necessary to bring its message to even those taking their first look at South Asian culture...The result is an easy to digest short-course on what it means to be a Dalit, in the words of one notable Dalit.'-Journal of Asian Studies
Category: Social Science

Untouchable Soldiers

Author : Ardythe Basham
ISBN : 8187733438
Genre : Dalits
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Study conducted in Bhandāra District of Vidarbha, Maharashtra, India.
Category: Dalits