Eleanor Zelliot

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Eleanor Zelliot (born October 7, 1926) is an American writer, retired professor of Carleton College[1] and specialist on the History of India, Southeast Asia, Vietnam, women of Asia, Untouchables, social movements.[2][3][4]

She has written over eighty articles and edited three books on the movement among Untouchables in India led by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, on saint-poets of the medieval period, and on the current Ambedkar-inspired Buddhist movement. Eleanor Zelliot is one of the prominent writers on Dalits of India.[5]



  1. ^ "Eleanor Zelliot". carleton.edu. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ ""AMBEDKAR, B.R." BY ELEANOR ZELLIOT". www.anti-caste.org. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Eleanor Zelliot (Carleton College)". www.columbia.edu/. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ambedkar's World". www.navayana.org. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Wear it Parsi style". Tribune. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ Ramanathan, Suguna (April 29, 2013). "A good story of a great life". The Hindu. Retrieved July 4, 2013.