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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 773–774.
Published: 01 August 1977
...Rodney W. Jones Caste Association and Political Process in Gujarat: A Study of Gujarat Kshatriya Sabha . By Ghanshyam Shah . Bombay : Popular Prakashan , 1975 . xi, 218 pp. Bibliography, Index. Rs. 36.00 Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1977 1977 BOOK REVIEWS 773 new...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 86–108.
Published: 01 February 2000
... born,” Brahmins, Kshatriyas [warriors] and Vaishyas [merchants]) and the intermediate castes (mostly peasant proprietors and even dominant castes). They form the bulk of the Shudras—the fourth category ( varna ) of the classical Hindu social arrangement. The OBCs, whose professional activity is often...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 25 (1): 33–50.
Published: 01 November 1965
... employed by some castes for social and political mobility. The symbol of Kshatriya is both sufficiently indigenous and hallowed by tradition and sufficiently loose and nebulous to be invoked for claims to status and power. Because of the traditional claims of die Kshatriya to be the class of warriors...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 439–478.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Printing . Bingley Alfred Horsfield. n.d. Sikhs . Calcutta : Superintendent of Government Printing . Bingley Alfred Horsfield and Nicholas A. 1897 . Brahmans . Simla : Government Central Printing Office . Birje Vasudevara Lingoji. 1912 . Kshatriya ani Tyanche Astitva...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 233–250.
Published: 01 February 1978
... Report of 1891 against Risley's Tribes and Castes of Bengal in their (successful) agitation concerning the proposed census classification of 1901;16 the Jats quoted Colonel Tod's Annals of Rajastban, which "clearly shows that the Jats are Rajputs and Kshatriyas";17 the Kurmis of Oudh quoted Rev. M...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 772–773.
Published: 01 August 1977
... tentative, about the relationships among competition, social structure, and modernization. Brandeis University MARVIN DAVIS Caste Association and Political Process in Gujarat: A Study of Gujarat Kshatriya Sabha. BY GHANSHYAM SHAH. Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1975. xi, 218 pp. Bibliography, Index. Rs. 36.00...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 35 (4): 581–596.
Published: 01 August 1976
... of the varnas. There is indeed in India a hierarchy other than that of the pure and the impure, namely, the traditional hierarchy of the four varnas: . . . the highest is that of the Brahmans or priests, below them the Kshatriyas or warriors, then the Vaishyas, in modern usage mainly merchants, andfinallythe...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 774.
Published: 01 August 1977
... for Asian Studies, Inc. 1977 1977 774 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES of the association's membership until, in recent years, its strength had ebbed away. Nevertheless, Kshatriya factions were left entrenched in the main political parties, linking each one with fragments of the association's original...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1956) 16 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 November 1956
...- 14 RUDRA DATT SINGH born castes. Enraged by the insolent behavior of the Nonias, a group of men belonging to the high caste reacted violently. They beat some of the Nonias, who were unable to retaliate because of their dependence on the Kshatriyas in other spheres of life. The Kshatriyas (locally...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 319–322.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., from that of local goddesses to the "sacrality of urban sprawl." It studies a religious cult, tracing the fortunes of Draupadi worship by Bangalore's Vahnikula Kshatriyas, particularly at the Big Dharmaraja Temple in Tigalarapet (Draupadi is the heroine of the Mahabharata; Dharmaraja is the eldest...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (4): 774–775.
Published: 01 August 1977
..., its strength had ebbed away. Nevertheless, Kshatriya factions were left entrenched in the main political parties, linking each one with fragments of the association's original constituencies. Party competition had transformed "caste leaders" into "politicians," increasing caste representation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 229–240.
Published: 01 February 1966
... and a Kshatriya (son of King Gadhi), provides the most glaring mythical instance in which a Kshatriya is allowed to become a Brahman "in his same yoni [birth] by his tapa [asceticism Symbolizing all the qualities of a ferocious Kshatriya (warrior), he had to toil hard to attain brahmanhood. But the latter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 474–476.
Published: 01 February 1971
... further by Hiroyuki Kotani should rather be comprehended through that with regard to the "Politico-Economic Con- varna order a Brahman-Kshatriya dominance dition of 17th-! 8th Century Gujarat." The system. The following three papers touch development of commercial activities is ex- some aspects...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 689–709.
Published: 01 August 2014
... termed the Raj's “obsession with military preparedness” after the first Russian war-scare of 1870. India's own aristocratic “princes” (usually from the kshatriya or warrior caste) were the beneficiaries of this shift. Gandhi's family, though merchant ( vaisya ) caste by origin, was closely associated...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 481–496.
Published: 01 August 1956
..., in which the British, the New Kshatriyas, stood at the top, while the Brahmans occupied the second position, and the others stood at the base of the pyramid. The Brahmans looked up to the British, and the rest of the people looked up to both the Brahmans and the British. The fact that some of the values...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 November 1976
... of each of the four varna is given at various points in MD; see especially X, 74–100. 19 Bengali villagers are generally uncertain as to why their own life experiences should vary from the account given in respected texts. Bengali scholars generally argue that the Kshatriya and Vaisya varna...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 779–798.
Published: 01 August 1970
... the relation of the categories male and female to the four caste categories or varna. According to this all-pervasive theory of society, Brahmans are ranked first and Kshatriyas second. Furthermore, Brahmans are male in relation to Kshatriyas (implicitly female). Metaphorically, these two varnas are husband...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (3): 575–577.
Published: 01 May 1978
.... The ty- lish word god at all. In certain contexts, as in Tul- pology created by Ricoeur is used to classify sidasa's Ramayana, devas are classified with possible solutions to the problem of evil. Thus, Brahmans, cows, and women; Kshatriyas are ex- she finds the "ritual" vision of the world oper- horted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 189–195.
Published: 01 November 1976
... on kingship.10 In that older, monistic philosophy (which one might as well call "Vedic Dumont notes that categories like "gods" and "men," "Brahmans" and "Kshatriyas," "priests" and "kings" are to be understood as relative rather than absolute, and are ranked through generosity as much as through possessions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 323–327.
Published: 01 May 2001
... as a contribution to what we know about colonial knowledge formation, and the way in which kshatriya and dalit ideologies influenced the construction of colonial social identity. C H U A N - K A N G SHIH'S article explores the origins of Chinese-style marriage among the Moso, a people who lived in southwestern...