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THE ORIGINS OF THE VILLAGE
A HISTORY OF AN INDIAN
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agriculture Ahir Anon Balijiar became become Bhikhari and Bahoren Bihar bought boy's British brothers butter buy land Calcutta canal Cantonment cash crop caste cattle ceremonies consumption cows cultivation dairy Danapur demand diara Dinapore dowry educated English family's farm Ganpat ghee girl girl's Goalas Gowallas grazing Hartola Kuar herding Hira Lall household economy ibid important increase irrigation joint family Khagaul kinship Lachman Bhagat market economy marriage married miles mortgage Nilkanth Tola O'Malley Orissa Parmeshwer Patna Patna District pattern peasant economy Phagu Phulia Devi Phulia Tola plots plow Polanyi population prestige price of milk production purchase purdah railroad Ram Chendra Ram Gopal reason relationship relatives rent rice Roy family selling milk separate Siphai social standard of living sub-caste supply tion town traditional Translated from Hindi upcasting village village of Phulia wage labor wedding women writer Yadava zamindar