ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Survival, Interrogation and Contests

The Diversities of Tribal Resistance in Colonial Orissa, 1840s-1890s

This article explores the nature of popular tribal resistance in colonial Orissa, highlighting a wide range of features. It emphasises the importance of locating cultures of resistance within the paradigms of social history. Alongside, it stresses the importance of seeing resistance as an interactive process involving a host of complexities. While highlighting the importance of the way the oppressed invented survival strategies, the article discusses the interrogations and contestations through which the marginal sections challenged the colonialist and the internal exploiting classes. It argues that these features need to be seen holistically in order to grasp the diversities of popular resistance.



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