Eleanor Zelliot

Eleanor Zelliot (October 7, 1926 – June 5, 2016) was an American writer, professor of Carleton College[1][2] and specialist on the history of India, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, women of Asia, Untouchables, and social movements.[3][4][5]

Zelliot wrote over eighty articles and edited three books on the movement among Untouchables in India led by B. R. Ambedkar, on saint-poets of the medieval period, and on the Ambedkar-inspired Buddhist movement. She was one of the most prominent writers on Dalits of India.[6]

Zelliot died on June 5, 2016, in Minnesota.[7][8]

BibliographyEdit

  • Sisson, Richard; Wolpert, Stanley (January 1, 1988). "Congress and the Untouchables, 1917-1950". Congress and Indian Nationalism: The Pre-Independence Phase. University of California Press. pp. 182–198. ISBN 978-0-520-06041-8.
  • Ambedkar's World: The Making of Babasaheb and the Dalit Movement[9]
  • From Untouchable to Dalit: Essays on the Ambedkar Movement, Manohar Publishers, 1992. ISBN 818542537X

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eleanor Zelliot". carleton.edu. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  2. ^ Teltumbde, Anand, A teacher and a chronicer: Eleanor Zelliot introduced Ambedkar and the Dalit movement to the West, Indian Express, June 27, 2016
  3. ^ ""AMBEDKAR, B.R." BY ELEANOR ZELLIOT". www.anti-caste.org. Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Eleanor Zelliot (Carleton College)". www.columbia.edu/. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Ambedkar's World". www.navayana.org. Archived from the original on July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Wear it Parsi style". Tribune. Retrieved July 4, 2013.
  7. ^ https://networks.h-net.org/node/22055/discussions/128695/eleanor-zelliot-1926-2106
  8. ^ Gaikwad, Rahi (June 7, 2016). Amerikan Ambedkar scholar passes away in Minnesota, The Hindu
  9. ^ Ramanathan, Suguna (April 29, 2013). "A good story of a great life". The Hindu. Retrieved July 4, 2013.