A Study of Caste

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Asian Educational Services, 1922 - Caste - 160 pages
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Contents

Is caste universal? Main features of caste Hereditary specialization
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Hierarchical organization Mutual repulsion
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Parallels of caste in history Social organization in the Middle Ages
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Social organization in classical antiquity Social organiza tion in Egyptian civilization 45 Social evolution in China
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67 Caste in India
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Manus four castes
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Origin of the caste system in India
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Caste and the trade guilds n Origin of caste distinctions in the ancient Aryan family
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1516 How did the Brahmin attain his position?
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TheRigveda the poetry of a oaste destined for an aristocratic cult
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The purpose of sacrifice
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Their priestly office made the Brahmins divine
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Sacrifice turned into a magic cult
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From the Vedic period religion in India moves in an atmosphere of magic
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The Brahmins and the nobility
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Belief in the efficacy of magic is the source of asceti
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Exclusiveness of primitive peoples a possible cause ol caste
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Brahminical sway began with the advent of SomaHaoma priests
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Brahmin superiority an essential principle in Hindu organization
14
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