Book Reviews: SHAHID AMIN, Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura , Oxford University Press, Delhi, , pp. plus bibliography, index. Title, Event, metaphor, memory: Chauri Chaura, / Shahid Amin. Author, Amin, Shahid. Extent, dpi TIFF G4 page images. E-Distribution. Shahid Amin. Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura – Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. Pp. xiv.

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Event, Metaphor, Memory: Chauri Chaura, 1922-1992

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It was to Chaura police station that the peasants marched on the afternoon of 4 February ; it was the Chaura thana which was burnt that evening. His collation of the stories of those who lost family evnet in the aftermath of the colonial forces’ backlash in response to the burning of Chauri Chaura, alongside his interviews regarding the “approver” defence turned prosecution witness are simply brilliant.


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Disciplines History Asian History. Books Digital Products Journals. Latina and Latino Prison Politics. Shahid Amin; Event, Metaphor, Memory: Thus, the colonial and nationalist histories are liable to remain abstractions that the text uses to construct and advance its own narrative, but seldom addresses directly. The judges, while recognizing the political nature of the event, pursued it on criminal ground in order to avoid any attempt at justification by the defense and the public at large.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He extends his boundaries well beyond Chauri Chaura itself to explore the complex relationship between peasant politics and nationalist discourse and the interplay between memory and history.

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