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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 Gälpitiya Goyigama hereditary hierarchy high-caste higher caste Hindu households India individual intercaste interdine Jaffna jāti Kandyan kinship kinsmen Könáns Köviyars Kumbapettai labourers landlords landowners lineages low castes lower castes Marātha marriage mobility muleteer Nalavas names Náyakkans non-Brahman non-Brahman castes offenders organization paddy land Pakhtun Pallans pannaiyals Paraiyars Pathans patrilineal patrons Pattukkottai pavula persons political pollution population Potters priests Püsälis relations relationships religious ritual rank ritual status role Saints separate serfs servants serve Sinhalese social society sondakara caste South India specialist street structure subcaste Swat Tamil Tanjore Telegu tenants Terutenne Tom-tom Beaters traditional traditionally Vadama Vellālas village village temple ward Washermen wealth woman women Yusufzai