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Caste (Oprah's Book Club)


  • Author: Isabel Wilkerson
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Social Science
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • “An instant American classic.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times“As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power—which groups have it and which do not.” In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us ...

Caste


  • Author: William Alexander Fraser
  • Release Date : 1837-01-01
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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This book was a written about a caste. As Hindus there was a sharp cleavage of character the Brahmins, fanatical, high up in the caste scale and all the rest of the breed inferior vicious, blood-thirsty a horde of pirates. You name her the Gulab Begum General that is a Moslem title and from the turbans and caste-marks on the men they seem to be Hindus I suppose Gulab Begum is her stage name is it? A tremor of apprehension had vibrated from Bagree to Bagree the jamadars felt it. A spark one lunge with a knife and they would be at each other's throats the men of Alwar against the men of Karowlee even caste against caste for the Bagrees from Alwar were of the Solunkee caste, while the Karowlee men were of Kolee caste....

Caste

Caste


  • Author : Isabel Wilkerson
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141995472


Caste Book Description :

'Required reading for all of humanity' Oprah Winfrey 'An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.' Dwight Garner, The New York Times 'The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power - which groups have it and which do not' Beyond race or class, our lives are defined by a powerful, unspoken system of divisions. In Caste, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson gives an astounding portrait of this hidden phenomenon. Linking America, India and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson reveals how our world has been shaped by caste - and how its rigid, arbitrary hierarchies still divide us today. With clear-sighted rigour, Wilkerson unearths the eight pillars that connect...

Caste and Race in India
Score: 5
From 3 Ratings

Caste and Race in India


  • Author : Govind Sadashiv Ghurye
  • Publisher : Popular Prakashan
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Genre: Caste
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  • ISBN 10 : 8171542050


Caste and Race in India Book Description :

Over The Years This Book Has Remained A Basic Work For Students Of India Sociology And Anthropology And Has Been Acknowledged As A Bona-Fide Classic....

Indian Caste System

Indian Caste System


  • Author : R.K. Pruthi
  • Publisher : Discovery Publishing House
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Caste
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8171418473


Indian Caste System Book Description :

Contents: Introduction, The Caste System, India s Social Customs and Systems, The Changing Concept of Caste in India: History and Review, Society: Class, Family and Individual, Division of Castes, Expulsion from Caste, Caste System: A Case of South India, Caste System in India, Various Rules: Religion and Caste, Organisation and Jurisdiction, Disintegration and Multiplication of Caste, Caste and Structure of Society, Our Social Heritage....

Hindu Castes and Sects
Score: 5
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Hindu Castes and Sects


  • Author : Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1896
  • Genre: Caste
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015003841999


Hindu Castes and Sects Book Description :

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The Tribes and Castes of Bombay
Score: 2
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The Tribes and Castes of Bombay


  • Author : Reginald Edward Enthoven
  • Publisher : Asian Educational Services
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Bombay (India : State)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8120606302


The Tribes and Castes of Bombay Book Description :

A comprehensive and authoritative work that describes the history, caste, custom and manners of the various groups of people that inhabit the then Presidency of Bombay (it included, apart from Maharastra, large tracts of the Deccan, Konkan and Gujarat). The tribes are listed alphabetically and the work is enclosed in 3 volumes. This work was commenced on the orders of the British Indian Government ion 1901. It was first published in 1922....

Gendering Caste Through a Feminist Lens

Gendering Caste Through a Feminist Lens


  • Author : Uma Chakraborty
  • Publisher : Popular Prakashan
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Caste
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 8185604541


Gendering Caste Through a Feminist Lens Book Description :

Examining the crucial linkages between caste and gender, undertaken, perhaps, for the first time, Uma Chakravarti unmasks the mystique of consensus in the workings of the caste system to reveal the underlying violence and coercion that perpetuate a severely hierarchical and unequal society. The subordination of women and the control of female sexuality are crucial to the maintenance of the caste system, creating what feminist scholars have termed brahmanical patriarchy. She discusses the range of patriarchal practices within the larger framework of sexuality, labour and access to material resources, and also focuses on the centrality of endogamous marriages that maintain the system. Erudite yet accessible, this book enables the reader to understand t...