The New Wind: Changing Identities in South Asia

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Kenneth David
Walter de Gruyter, Jun 3, 2011 - Social Science - 553 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
THE STANDING AND THE MOVING
59
A Historical Appraisal
61
New Images of the Past for a Developing Nation
85
Some Folk Bases of Hindu Theology
95
Two Homologous Systems in Northern India
105
Power in Hindu Ideology and Practice
133
Gods Kings and the Caste System in India
159
Some Socioeconomic and Political Considerations
309
Caste Elements Among the Muslims of Bihar
337
The Santal Experience
357
The Santalization of the Santals
369
Parameters of Identity in the Process of Acculturation
383
Identity Choice and Caste Ideology in Contemporary South India
393
DISCUSSIONS
415
The IXth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Symposium on Changing Identities in South Asia
417

Normative Codes as Mediator
179
Toward an Ethnosociology of South Asian Caste Systems
227
A Reply
239
Flexibility in Central Indian Kinship and Residence
263
THE MOVING AND THE STANDING
285
With Special Reference to India
287
Epilogue
443
Biographical Notes
517
Index of Names
525
Index of Subjects
531
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