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Desert people: caste and community - a Rajasthani village

, : Desert people: caste and community - a Rajasthani village. Desert people: caste and community a Rajasthani village: xiv + 260 pp.

This book explores caste and community in a village of the Thar Desert in northwest Rajasthan, India. First, it looks at the field site, geographical, climatic, historical and anthropological characteristics of the area. The different castes are outlined. It addresses interactional aspects of hierarchy and untouchability where caste is seen as a taxonomic system.

Accession: 002590849

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