Gaon: Conflict and Cohesion in an Indian Village

Gaon: Conflict and Cohesion in an Indian Village

by Henry Orenstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691624471
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2085
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. ix
  • Illustrations, pg. x
  • 1. Introduction, pg. 3
  • 2. The Village, pg. 17
  • 3. The Family, pg. 35
  • 4. The Khari Bhāuki, pg. 62
  • 5. The Bilateral Kindred, pg. 91
  • 6. The Castes and Their Place in Village Life, pg. 107
  • 7. The Distribution and Organization of the Castes, pg. 120
  • 8. Caste Rank, pg. 136
  • 9. Interpersonal Relations Among the Castes, pg. 150
  • 10. Village Politics, pg. 168
  • 11. Village Cohesion, pg. 198
  • 12. The Changing Village, 1954-1955, pg. 237
  • 13. The Changing Village, 1961, pg. 280
  • 14. Summary and Conclusion, pg. 305
  • Appendices, pg. 317
  • Index, pg. 335



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