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26. People's Age, Vol. V, No.6,11 August 1946.
27. K.C. George, Immortal Punnapra V ay alar, New Delhi, 1975. Also K.K. Kusuman, The Extremist Movement in Kerala, Trivandrum, 1977, pp.48-82.
28. See K.K.N. Kurup, Agrarian Struggle in Kerala: 1945-52, forthcoming.
29. K. Damodaran, The Past* in Seminar (Marxism and India), June 1974, p.l9.
30. The Communist Party of India and its feeder associations were banned in the Province of Madras on 27 September 1949. Under Secretary's safe (secret) 110/49,16 December 1949.
31. See details in, Antero Regalado, Las Luchas Campesinas en Cuba, La Habana, 1979.
32. See the Characteristics of Peasant mobilization in India, and China in C.P. Bhambhri, 'Peasant Mobilization in India and China' in R.P. Misra and Nguyen Tri Dung, ed.. Third World Peasantry, New Delhi, 1986, II, pp.204-17.
33. Madras Maintenance of Public Order Act (Madras Act XXIII, 1949) and Preventive Detention Acts were promulgated for this purpose.
34. The middle peasant thesis is put forward by Eric Wolf, Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century, London, 1971. See similar conclusions by Hamza Alavi 'Peasants and Revolutions' in K. Cough and Hari P. Sharma (eds.). Imperialism and Revolution in South Asia, New York, 1973.