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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Bruce B. Lawrence Writing Self, Writing Empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary . By Rajeev Kinra . Oakland : University of California Press , 2015 . xix, 371 pp. ISBN: 9780520286467 (paper, also available in cloth and as e...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1218–1219.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Robert J. Stephens Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahman Family in Vrindaban . By Margaret Case . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2000 . xi, 167 pp. $35.00 (cloth); $17.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 1218 THE JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 24 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 November 1964
...T. N. Pandey The New Brahmans; Five Maharashtrian Families . Selected and Translated by D. D. Karve , with the editorial assistance of Ellen E. McDonald . Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 1963 . 303. Glossary, Table. $5.50. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 229–240.
Published: 01 February 1966
... difficult and anomalous when the culture, at different levels, not only permits oppositions, but simultaneously sanctions them. The data on meat-eating among the Kanya-Kubja brahmans of Katyayan gotra (primarily an exogamous group composed of several lineages) present this type of problem to the social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 564–566.
Published: 01 May 1978
...Karen Leonard A Caste in a Changing World: The Chitrapur Saraswat Brahmans, 1700–1935 . By Frank F. Conlon . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1977 . xv, 255 pp. Maps, Tables, Glossary, Bibliography, Index. $15.00 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1978...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1099–1101.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Brian K. Pennington Disputed Mission: Jesuit Experiments and Brahmanical Knowledge in Seventeeth-Century India . By Ines G. Zupanov . New Delhi : Oxford University Press , 2000 . 277 pp. $23.95 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 281–283.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Oliver Freiberger Buddhism in the Shadow of Brahmanism . By Johannes Bronkhorst . Leiden; Boston : Brill , 2011 . viii, 293 pp. $169.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2012 2012 This book, written by one of today's most prolific scholars...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (4): 722–724.
Published: 01 August 1974
...Doranne Jacobson I Give Thee My Daughter: A Study of Marriage and Hierarchy among the Anavil Brahmans of South Gujarat . By Klaas W. van der Veen . Assen, Netherlands : Van Gorcum & Company N.V. , 1972 . 297 pp. Appendices, Glossary, Bibliography, Index, dfl. 47.50. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 29 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 November 1969
..., that such trouble spots, though they are irritating, are not present in any major proportion. WALKER H. HILL Michigan State University The Brahmanical Culture and Modernity. BY A. D. MODDIE. New York: Asia Publishing House, 1968. v, 143 pp. Index. $4.50. On almost every page of this angry book, one or another...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 710–711.
Published: 01 May 1972
...J. H. Broomfield The Changing Brahmans: Associations and Elites among the Kanya-Kubjas of North India . By R. S. Khare . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1970 . xxii, 251 pp. Appendixes, Glossary, References, Index, $11.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 1970
..., Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Burma. The contact was not only close but it was also general and widespread. By no means was it confined to the Brahmanical values which were upheld by Vālmīki in the Sanskrit Rāmāyaṇa and shared by the upper strata of Hindu society. The Rama legends prevalent in Asia, except...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 151–197.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Edward B. Harper Abstract Beliefs about ritual purity and ritual impurity form some of the most all-pervasive themes in Hindu culture. They are the basis of “orthoprax” Brahmanism in that only a ritually pure individual may approach the higher gods. Brahmanic concepts concerning pollution relate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1964) 23 (S1): 53–69.
Published: 01 June 1964
...Gerald D. Berreman Abstract The roles of various castes (jatis) in Hindu religious activities have been of interest to many students of rural Indian society. As a result, we are quite familiar with the patterns of ceremonial activity of Brahmin priests and of other participants in Brahmanical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 107–122.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of the trade route that connected India and China along the coasts of Southeast Asia at that time; the evidence of Brahmans from India in early Southeast Asia, including northern Vietnam; and evidence of Hindu elements in Vietnamese texts. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2017  2017...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 577–600.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., consolidated the fragmentation of the Shimla Hill States, and ultimately encouraged the development of a composite political cultures that complemented Khas traditions with Brahmanical creeds from the plains. Commissioned at the height of Jubbal's power by Puran Chand's grandson, the Lalitakāvyam ( LK...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 February 1990
... this large and beautiful structure represents the very ideal of the reformed Śaivite temple advocated by Arumuka Navalar (1822–79), Jaffna's champion Hindu reformer. Traditionally closed to untouchables, the Brahman-owned temple provided the setting for a two-week campaign to gain admittance that was timed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 833–860.
Published: 01 August 2002
... the longstanding alliance between religion and the state in Nepal by challenging the interpolation of Brahmanical Hinduism into the country's political and civil institutions, and its centrality to Nepali nationalism as a collective identity. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2002 2002...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 May 1977
...I. W. Mabbett Abstract “In order to decide whether one can speak of a caste system in a society, one must ask: are status and power completely dissociated, can one find the equivalent of a Brahman/Ksatriya relationship? This question, though it may appear improper, has the virtue of immediately...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 779–798.
Published: 01 August 1970
... opposition, however, have continued to endure in certain regions. It is hypothesized that this persistence of social contrasts is related to the absence of Brahmans as an important land-owning group in such areas. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1970 1970 * This description...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 481–496.
Published: 01 August 1956
..., but it was preferred to Brahmanization for several reasons: Brahmanization is subsumed in the wider process of Sanskritization though at some points Brahmanization and Sanskritization are at variance with each other. For instance, the Brahmans of the Vedic period drank soma, an alcoholic drink,1 ate beef, and offered...