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Product Description: 'Caste' is today almost universally perceived as an ancient and unchanging Hindu institution preserved solely by a deep-seated religious ideology. Yet the word itself is an importation from sixteenth-century Europe. This book tracks the long history of the practices amalgamated under this label and shows their connection to changing patterns of social and political power down to the present...read more

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9789004249189 | Brill Academic Pub, September 13, 2013, cover price $127.00 | About this edition: 'Caste' is today almost universally perceived as an ancient and unchanging Hindu institution preserved solely by a deep-seated religious ideology.

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Product Description: Drawing on a rich collection of sources, Sumit Guha demonstrates how the ideology of indigenous cultures, developed in recent years out of the notion of a pure and untouched ethnicity, is in fact rooted in nineteenth-century racial and colonial anthropology...read more

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9780521640787 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: Drawing on a rich collection of sources, Sumit Guha demonstrates how the ideology of indigenous cultures, developed in recent years out of the notion of a pure and untouched ethnicity, is in fact rooted in nineteenth-century racial and colonial anthropology.

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9780521028707 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 2, 2006), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Drawing on a rich collection of sources, Sumit Guha demonstrates how the ideology of indigenous cultures, developed in recent years out of the notion of a pure and untouched ethnicity, is in fact rooted in nineteenth-century racial and colonial anthropology.

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Product Description: This text focuses on the population history of Asia over 25 centuries. Chapters focus on the interaction between demography, climate, health, medicine and culture. There is also a compact survey of the evolution of environmental hygiene in India through the 20th Century.

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9781850655787 | Hurst & Co Ltd, July 1, 2001, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: This text focuses on the population history of Asia over 25 centuries.

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Product Description: This volume explores the relations between custom, law, and social change. International contributors discuss past beliefs and practices, as well as present day controversies, focusing particularly on the moral justification of religious laws and current social problems in India and Sri Lanka...read more
By Michael R. Anderson (editor) and Sumit Guha (editor)

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9780195653120 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This volume explores the relations between custom, law, and social change.

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Contributed articles presented at conference. (view table of contents)
By M. R. Anderson (editor) and Sumit Guha (editor)

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9780195641202 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 7, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Contributed articles presented at conference.

Contributed research papers.
By Sumit Guha (editor)

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9780195630190 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 27, 1993, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Contributed research papers.

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Product Description: The essays in this volume examine various issues such as the effects of the state and colonial policy on the agrarian structure, business in princely states of British India, and commercialization processes in south India. All supported by case studies, these papers study the structure and dynamics of a regional economy...read more

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9780195626421 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 4, 1992, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The essays in this volume examine various issues such as the effects of the state and colonial policy on the agrarian structure, business in princely states of British India, and commercialization processes in south India.

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