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Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Writings And Speeches

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS  

A ( COMPLETED WORKS )

  1. Ancient Indian Commerce

            (Dissertation for M.A. examination, 1913-15)

            [BAWS Vol. 1]

  1. Administration And Finance Of The East India Company

            (Unpublished Thesis for M.A. Degree, May, 1915)

            [BAWS Vol. 6, 41 pages]

  1. The Evolution Of Provincial Finance In British India

            (Ph.D. Dissertation completed in 1917, first published in 1925)

            [BAWS Vol. 6, 249 pages]

  1. The Problem Of The Rupee : Its Origin and Its Solution

            (D. Sc. Dissertation, first published in 1923)

[BAWS Vol. 6, 279 pages]

  1. The Untouchables And The Pax Britanica

            (Monograph, 1930-32)

            [BAWS Vol. 12, 75 pages]

  1. Annihilation of Caste

            (Book, first published in May 1936)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 80 pages Vindication of Caste and Reply to Mr. Gandhi, 16 pages]

  1. Which Way To Emancipation (Liberation)?

            (Speech-Monograph, first published in May 1936)

            [BAWS Vol. 17 (3), 32 pages]

  1. Federation versus Freedom

(Monograph based on a Public Address on January 29, 1939, published in 1939)

  1. Pakistan Or The Partition Of India

            (Book first published in December 1940, 3rd edition 1946)

[BAWS Vol. 8, 480 pages]

  1. Ranade, Gandhi and Jinnah

            (Book based on a Public Address on January 18, 1943, published, 1943)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 36 pages]

  1. Mr. Gandhi And The Emancipation Of The Untouchables

            (Monograph based on Research Paper, first published in September 1943)

[BAWS Vol. 9, 95 pages]

  1. What Congress And Gandhi have Done To The Untouchables

(Book, a Comprehensive Treatise first published in June 1945)

[BAWS Vol. 9, 387 pages]

  1. Communal Deadlock And A Way To Solve It

(Monograph based on a Public Address, May 1946, published in 1945)

[BAWS Vol. 1, 22 pages]

  1. Who Were The Shudras?

            How They Came to be the Fourth Varna in the Indo-Aryan Society

            (Book, first published in October 1946)

            [BAWS Vol. 7, 227 pages]

  1. A Critique of The Proposals Of Cabinet Mission For Indian Constitutional Changes in So Far As They Affect The Scheduled Castes (Untouchables)

(Monograph, released in 1946)

[BAWS Vol. 10, 4 pages]

  1. Untouchables or The Children of India’s Ghetto And Other Essays on Untouchables and Untouchability : Social – Political – Religious

            (Book and Monograph post 1946, incomplete, published posthumously in 1989)

            [BAWS Vol. 3, 476 pages]

  1. The Cabinet Mission And The Untouchables

            (Monograph, published in 1946)

            [BAWS Vol. 10, 12 pages]

  1. States And Minorities

            (Monograph based on submitted to the Constituent Assembly, March 1947)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 69 pages]

  1. Maharashtra As A Linguistic Province

            (Monograph based on Statement submitted to the Linguistic Provinces Commission, 1948)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 37 pages]

  1. The Untouchables : Who Were They and Why They Became Untouchables

            (Book, first published in October 1948)

            [BAWS Vol. 7, 145 pages]

  1. Thoughts on Linguistic States : A Critique of the Report of the States Reorganization Commission

(Book, first published in 1955)

  1. Riddles in Hinduism

            (Book Post 1947, published posthumously in 1987)

            [BAWS Vol. 4, 343 pages]

  1. Dictionary of the Pali Language (Pali-English)

(Published posthumously in 1998)

            [BAWS Vol. 16, 435 pages]

  1. The Pali Grammar

            (Published posthumously in 1998)

            [BAWS Vol. 16, 88 pages]

  1. Philosophy of Hinduism

            (Monograph post 1941, published posthumously in 1987)

            [BAWS Vol. 3, 92 pages]

  1. India And The Pre-Requisites of Communism

            The Hindu Social Order – Its Essential Principles

The Hindu Social Order – Its Unique Features

Symbols of Hinduism

(Monograph post 1946, published posthumously in 1987)

            [BAWS Vol. 3, 35 pages]

  1. Revolution And Counter-Revolution in Ancient India

            (Monograph post 1954, published posthumously in 1987)

            [BAWS Vol. 3, 278 pages]

  1. Buddha or Karl Marx

            (Monograph post 1954, published posthumously in 1987)

            [BAWS Vol. 3, 21 pages]

  1. The Buddha and His Dhamma

            (Book completed in March 1956, but published in 1957)

            [BAWS Vol. 11, 599 pages]

 

B ( INCOMPLETE WORKS )

  1. Waiting for Visa,

(Autobiographical Notes )

[BAWS Vol. 12, 30 pages]

  1. A People at Bay [BAWS Vol. 17 (2)]
  2. Untouchables or the Children of India’s Ghetto

[BAWS Vol. 5]

  1. Can I be a Hindu? [BAWS Vol. 3]
  2. What the Brahmins Have Done to the Hindus [ibid]
  3. Essays on Bhagwat Gita [ibid]
  4. India and Communism [ibid]
  5. Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Ancient India [ibid]
  6. Buddha and Karl Marx [ibid]
  7. Constitution and Constitutionalism [BAWS Vol. 17 (2)]

 

C   Scheme of Books

I    Revolution And Counter – Revolution In Ancient India

Book    I           The Age of Social Conflict.

Book    II          The Rise of Inequality

III        The Revolution And Its Principles

IV        Causes of Counter Revolution Part – I

The Social Effects of Counter-Revolution Part -II

The Struggle between Revolution and Counter-Revolution Part III

Social Effects of Revolution Part IV

The Triumph of Counter-Revolution Part V

The Present Age is the Age of Counter-Revolution Part VI

Constitution of Counter-Revolution Part VII

No. 2   What The Brahmins Have Done To The Hindus

No. 3   Can I Be A Hindu?

No. 4   India And Communism

No. 5   Essays on The Bhagvat Gita

(Contemplated Scheme of Books, incomplete writings, post 1954)

[BAWS Vol. 3]

II  MEMORANDA, EVIDENCE AND STATEMENTS

  1. On Franchise and Framing Constituencies

            (Evidence before the Southborough Committee, 1919)

            [BAWS, Vol. 1]

  1. Written Evidence On The Questionnaire of University Reforms Committee

            (A Written Evidence, August 15, 1924)

[BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. Statement of Evidence to the Royal Commission on Indian Currency

(Statement of Evidence, 1926)

[BAWS Vol. 6]

  1. Protection of the Interests of the Depressed Classes

(Statement to the Simon Commission, May 29, 1928)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. State of Education of the Depressed Classes in the Bombay Presidency

            (Statement to the Simon Commission on behalf of Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha, May 29, 1928)

[BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. Minute of Dissent On Small Holders Relief Bill : 2

            (A Minute of Dissent July 12, 1928)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. Evidence Before the Indian Statutory Commission

            (Evidence before Simon Commission, October 23, 1928)

            [BAWS, Vol. 2]

  1. Constitution of the Government of Bombay Presidency

            (A Report of Dissent, May 17, 1929)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. A Scheme of Political Safeguards for the Protection of the Depressed Classes in the Future Constitution of a Self-Governing India

            (Memorandum to the Round Table Conference, 1930)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. The Claims of the Depressed Classes for Special Representation

            (Supplementary Memorandum to the Round Table Conference, 1931)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. Provisions For A Settlement Of The Communal Problem

(A Joint Memorandum by Minorities in 2nd RTC, 1931)

            [BAWS, Vol. 2]

  1. Franchise and Tests of Untouchability

            (Submission to the Indian Franchise Committee-Lothian Committee, May 1, 1932)

            [BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. Evidence before Joint Committee on Indian Constitutional Reform

            (Witness examined before the Joint Committee on Indian Constitutional Reforms, June – November 1933)

[BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. The Cripps Proposals on Constitutional Advancement

            (Statement to the Press, July 18, 1942)

            [BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. Grievances Of The Scheduled Castes

            (Confidential Memorandum to the Governor – General, October 29, 1942)

            [BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. A Critique of the Proposals of The Cabinet Mission for Indian Constitutional Changes In So Far As They Affect The Scheduled Castes

(Statement, June 1946)

            [BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. On Various Issues

            (Statements on various socio-political issues)

            [BAWS Vol. 17(1), (2)]

III. RESEARCH PAPERS, ARTICLES, NOTES AND BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Castes in India : Their Genesis, Mechanism and Development

            (Research Paper, first published in Indian Antiquary, 1918)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 15 pages]

  1. Mr. Russel and the Reconstruction of Society

            (Book Review, published in the Journal of the Indian Economic Society, 1918)

            [BAWS Vol. 1]

  1. Small Holdings in India and Their Remedies

            (Research Paper, first published in the Journal of the Indian Economic Society, 1918)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 24 pages]

  1. Currency and Exchanges

            (Book Review, published in The Servant of India, 1925)

            [BAWS Vol. 6, 5 pages]

  1. The Present Problem of Indian Currency 2 Shillings versus 1s.4d. Ratio

            (Research Paper in 2 Parts, first published in April 1925)

            [BAWS Vol. 6, 12 pages]

  1. Report of Taxation Enquiry Committee

            (Review of the Report, first published in The Servant of India, April 1926)

            [BAWS Vol. 6, 3 pages]

  1. Caste And Conversion

            (Article, 1926, 7 pages)

            [Balley, L. R., Bheem Patrika Publications, Jalandhar, India]

  1. Lectures On The English Constitution

            (Notes, 1934-35)

[BAWS Vol. 12, 50 pages]

  1. Notes on Acts And Laws

            (Notes, 1934-35)

[BAWS Vol. 12, 450 pages]

  1. Miscellaneous Notes

(Notes on Constitution and History, Untouchability etc. post 1934)

[BAWS Vol. 12, 66 pages]

  1. Thoughts on the Reform of Legal Education in the Bombay Presidency

            (Article, published in Government Law College Magazine, 1936)

            [BAWS Vol. 17(2), 14 pages]

  1. The Cabinet Mission And The Untouchables

(Article, 1946, 13 pages)

[BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. Draft Constitution

(1st Draft Constitution, February 1948)

[BAWS Vol. 13, 302 pages]

  1. Draft Hindu Code Bill

(Draft of HCB, February 1949)

[BAWS Vol. 14 (1), 180 pages]

  1. The Rise and Fall of Hindu Women

            (Article, first published in 1950)

            [BAWS Vol. 17(2), 20 pages]

  1. Buddha and Future of His Religion

(Article, May 1950)

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 11 pages]

  1. Statement of Resignation as Law Minister

(Statement in Parliament, October 10, 1951)

[BAWS Vol. 14(2), 11 pages]

  1. Need for Checks and Balances

            (Article, Times of India, April 23, 1953)

            [BAWS Vol. 1, 5 pages]

  1. Buddhist Movement in India : A Blue Print

(Article, December 1954)

[BAWS Vol. 17(3), 7 pages]

  1. The Mahars : Who Were They And How They Become The Untouchables

            (Article, post 1954)

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 14 pages]

  1. Republican Party Stands For Liberty, Equality, Fraternity and Justice

(Constitution and Blue Print, 1956)

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 7 pages, BAWS Vol. 19, 22 pages]

  1. Buddha Pooja Path (Marathi)

            (Article published in November, 1956)

            [BAWS Vol. 16, 12 pages]

  1. On Various Issues

(Article on socio-political-religious issues)

[BAWS Vol. 17(3)]

 

IV  PREFACE AND FOREWORDS

  1. Foreword to Untouchable Workers of Bombay City

            By Dr. G. R. Pradhan, February 1938

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 2 pages]

  1. Foreword to Commodity Exchange

            By P. G. Salvi, 1947

[BAWS Vol. 6, 1 page]

  1. Preface to the Essence of Buddhism (3rdEdition)

            By Professor P. Laxmi Narsu, March 1948

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 3 pages]

  1. Foreword to Social Insurance and India

            By M. R. Idgunji, 1948

[BAWS Vol. 6, 2 pages]

  1. Preface to Rashtra Raksha Ke Vaidik Sadhan

            By Swami Vedananda Teerth, 1948

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 1 page]

V         Constitution of Institutions, Organizations, Manifestos And Appeals

  1. Bahiskrit Hitkarini Sabha
  2. The People’s Education Society
  3. All India Scheduled Castes Federation
  4. The Buddhist Society of India
  5. All India Scheduled Castes Students Federation (Constitution)

[BAWS Vol. 17(2)]

  1. Samata Sainik Dal

(Constitution, December 1944)

[BAWS Vol. 17(3)]

  1. Independent Labour Party

(Salient Features, August 15, 1936)

[BAWS Vol. 17(2), 7 pages]

  1. Scheduled Castes Emancipation – Draft Manifesto

(Manifesto, October 7, 1951)

[BAWS Vol. 17(1), 18 pages]

 

VI        Letters And Correspondences

  1. As Labour Member

(1942-46)

[BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. As Chairman of Drafting Committee

(August 1947 to November 1949)

[BAWS Vol. 13, Shivarao; K. L. Chanchareek]

  1. On Various Issues

(Letters Personal, Movement, Institutional)

[BAWS Vol. 21, 236 in All. Other compilations by Surendra Ajnat; Vijay Survade, Waman Nimbalkar, Nanakchand Rattu]

 

VII       Editorials And Miscellaneous Articles

  1. In Mooknayak and Bahiskrut Bharat

(Editorials and Miscellaneous Articles, 1920-27)

[BAWS Vol. 19, 87 in all, 400 pages]

  1. In Bahiskrut Bharat and Janta

(Editorials and Miscellaneous Articles, 1927-1956)

[BAWS Vol. 20, 114 in all, 459 pages]

  1. In Mooknayak, Bahiskrut Bharat and Janta

            (Editorials and Miscellaneous Articles)

[Ratnakar Ganvir, Pradeep Gaikwad]

 

VIII      Speeches, Debates And Question – Answers

  1. In Bombay Legislative Council, Round Table Conference and Bombay Legislative Council

(1927-39)

[BAWS Vol. 2]

  1. In Central Legislative Assembly and Various Conferences

(1942-46)

[BAWS Vol. 10]

  1. In Constituent Assembly

(December 1946 – November 1949)

[CAD Vol. 1-11; BAWS Vol. 13]

  1. In Constituent Assembly (Legislative) and Parliament

[BAWS Vol. 14(1-2), Vol. 15]

  1. On Various Socio-Political-Religious Issues

[BAWS Vol. 17 (3), 18(1-3)]

 

 

 

Note : Still a good percentage of writings & speeches remain unpublished.

 

 

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