Eleanor Zelliot (1926-2016), in the 1960s, pioneered the study of the Dalit movement in India. She was Laird Bell Professor of History (1969-97) at Carleton College, Minnesota. She has written over eighty articles and edited three books on the Dalit movement, on saint-poets of the medieval period, on Dalit literature, and on the Ambedkar-inspired Buddhist movement. She is the author of Ambedkar's World, From Untouchable to Dalit: Essays on the Ambedkar Movement and Untouchable Saints: An Indian Phenomenon.
- Ambedkar’s WorldINR 399
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