Kanbi and Patidar: a study of the Patidar community of Gujarat
The Patidar Of Gujarat, Originally Kanbi, Rose To Wealth And Influence In The Nineteenth Century. This Book Describes The Rise Of This Caste, Explains The Significance Of Hypergamy, And Through The Detailed Analysis Of One Ekada, Demonstrates The Principles Of Their Growth, The Presures Limiting Their Success, And Their Implications For The Future Of The Caste. Inscribed On The First Page.
DESCRIPTIVE INTRODUCTION I
STATUS AND STANDING
DESCENT AND SECESSION
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