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Caste in a Tanjore Village II
Caste in Jaffna
The Flexibility of Caste Principles in a Kandyan Community
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Adi Dravidas administrative affinal Agamudaiyan agricultural aristocratic assembly Barbers Blacksmiths Brahmans brideprice Carpenters cash caste communities caste group caste status caste system Ceylon claim commensality descent different castes disputes dominant caste economic endogamous group festival feudal Galpitiya Goyigama hamlet hereditary hierarchy high-caste higher caste Hindu households India individual intercaste Jaffna Kandyan Karava kinship kinsmen Konans Koviyars Kumbapettai labourers landlords landowners lineages low castes lower castes Maratha marriage mobility muleteer Nalavas names Nayakkans non-Brahman non-Brahman castes occupations offenders organization paddy land Pakhtun Pallans pannaiyals Paraiyars Pathans patrilineal patrons pavula persons political pollution population Potters priests Pusalis relations relationships religious ritual rank ritual status role Saints separate serfs servants serve Sinhalese Smartha social society sondakara caste specialist street structure subcaste Swat Tamil Tanjore Telegu tenants Terutenne Tom-tom Beaters traditional traditionally Vadama Vellalas village village temple ward Washermen wealth woman women Yusufzai