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Features of the Caste System
Nature of CasteGroups
Caste Through the AgesI
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according Apastamba appears Article artisans Arya Aryan backward classes Baudhayana Bengal Bihar Bombay Brahmin called caste system cent century a.d. cephalic cephalic index Chamar Chandalas Chitpavan culture Dasa Deshasth Dist district divisions Dravidian endogamy exogamy fact female formed four further Gautama Ghurye gotra Government groups Gujarat higher castes Hindu hypergamy Ibid India Indo-Aryan Karve Kashyapa Kayasth king kinship known Kshatriya Kunbis Kurmi large number later lower castes Madras Maharashtra male Manu Maratha Maravans marriage marry mentioned mother's father nasal index non-Brahmin observed occupation one's origin Pallans Paraiyans persons physical type political population practice pravara priest Punjab Rajputs reference regarded region religious restrictions Risley rule Sanskrit Saraswat Scheduled Castes Scheduled Tribes Shanans Shudra social status sub-castes sub-divisions surnames Tamil Tamilian Tamilnad Tanjore temple thousand Tinnevelly tion unions United Provinces untouchables Uttar Pradesh Vaishya varna Vasishtha Vedic Vellalas village Yajnavalkya