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Abstract: Subaltern, a term coined by Antonio Gramsci to refer to those groups in society that are subject to the hegemony of the ruling classes, has become an important concept in postcolonial studie…

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Bill Ashcroft, “Subaltern”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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