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Agni agnicayana agnihotra agonistic agrarian ancient ApSS asuras Asvins Axial Age BaudhSS brah brahmin brahmodya bureaucratic Caland caste ceremony chapter chariot classical ritual clearly conflict connection Consecration course cycle daksina death dharma diksita doctrine exchange fact festival fire flood story function gifts gods head hierarchy Ibid ideal immolated Indian society Indra J. C. Heesterman jati karma Kautilya king king's kingship ksatriya Lingat Louis Dumont Mahabharata Manu Manu's Maruts means modern Mughal Empire nastika offering officiant original parties pattern performed place of sacrifice power and authority Prajapati preclassical problem rajasuya ratnins reality relations relationship renouncer rite ritual ritual texts ritualistic rival royal rules sacrality sacrificial contest Satapatha seems Soma Soma sacrifice sphere srauta ritual sruti tion tradition transcendent ultimate vaisya vajapeya varna Veda Vedic Vedic ritual verbal contest village violence vratya war band warrior yajamana Yajurveda
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Savage Money: The Anthropology and Politics of Commodity Exchange
Chris A. Gregory
Limited preview - 1997