Viramma: Life of an Untouchable

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Viramma is an agricultural worker and midwife in Karani, a village near Pondicherry in southeast India. Viramma is a member of the caste called Untouchable. Of her 12 children, only three survive. Viramma's story--told over the course of 10 years--is a vivid portrayal of a proud and expressive woman living at the margins of society. 12 photos.

Viramma: Life of an Untouchable 1998, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781859848173

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Viramma: Life of an Untouchable 1997, Verso, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781859841488

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