Books: Caste and Outcast*

A Sinbad of Hindus Writes an Autobiography

The Story. A Hindu of Brahmin parentage, born and brought up in a small village near Calcutta, Mukerji, in Caste (the first section), is able to give a most interesting and obviously veracious account of a certain section of Indian life—something of which even the cleverest of Occidental writers have been able to describe no more than the externals. " An intricate and age-old pattern of life, from sudden sunrise through fervid noon to the heavy fall of night and silence."

His mother was unlettered...

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