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Structure and Cognition: Aspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

Structure and Cognition: Aspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

by Veena Das
     
 

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The winner of the prestigious G.S. Ghurye Award for Indian sociology, this analysis of Hindu caste and ritual departs from conventional empirical studies of local communities by drawing on selected myths in Puranic and Sutra literature, particularly the Dharmaranya Purana and the Grihya Sutra.

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The winner of the prestigious G.S. Ghurye Award for Indian sociology, this analysis of Hindu caste and ritual departs from conventional empirical studies of local communities by drawing on selected myths in Puranic and Sutra literature, particularly the Dharmaranya Purana and the Grihya Sutra.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198077404
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/03/2012
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Veena Das is Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology at the Johns Hopkins University, USA.

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