Aspects of Caste in South India, Ceylon, and North-West Pakistan

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CONTENTS
Contributors to this Issuepagevi
Note on the Spelling of Caste Namesvi
Prefacevii
Introduction: What Should We Mean by Caste?1 by E. R. LEACH
Caste in a Taniore Villave11 by E. KATHLEEN GOUGH
Caste in Jaffna61 by MICHAEL BANKS
The Flexibility of Caste Principles in a Kandyan Community78 by NUR YALMAN
The System of Social Stratification in Swat, North Pakistan113 by FREDRIK BARTH
Bibliography147

MAPS AND DIAGRAMS
Map 1 General map showing the location of Tanjore, Jaffna, 'Terutenne' and Swatviii
Map 2 Map of Tanjore District12
Map 3 Sketch-map of Kumbapettai19
Map 4 Map of Ceylon62
Fig. 1 Kinship diagram: the Potters of Terutenne86
Fig. 2 Castes and occupations in Worejo19
Fig. 3 The organization of agricultural activities in Swat: services and remuneration122
Fig. 4 The caste composition of four Swat villages125
Fig. 5 The hierarchy of castes in Swat138

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Contributors to This Issue vi
  • Preface vii
  • Introduction: What Should We Mean by Caste? 1
  • Notes 10
  • Caste in a Tanjore Village 11
  • Notes 60
  • Caste in Jaffna 61
  • Notes 77
  • The Flexibility Of Caste Principles in A Kandyan Community 78
  • Notes 111
  • The System Of Social Stratification in Swat, North Pakistan 113
  • Notes 146
  • Bibliography 147
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