The Remembered Village

Paperback | October 24, 2012

byM.N. Srinivas

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Sketching an ethnographic portrait of the village ion its own terms, and as an integral part of larger political and historical institutions, The Remembered Village is an exhaustive and detailed description of village life and the complexities of inter- and intra-caste relations. The author'sfieldwork was based in the village of Rampura, a multi-caste village in South India. First published in 1976, this book is the first detailed ethnographic village study that narrates in minute detail the day-to-day social relations between members of diverse castes living in a small community, andhas been acknowledge as a classic ever since. Srinivas' representation of Rampura's unforgettable inhabitants and their relationships has informed and delighted numerous students, scholars, and interested readers for many years. The Second Edition comes with a new Introduction by Andre Beteille.

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Sketching an ethnographic portrait of the village ion its own terms, and as an integral part of larger political and historical institutions, The Remembered Village is an exhaustive and detailed description of village life and the complexities of inter- and intra-caste relations. The author'sfieldwork was based in the village of Rampur...

M.N. Srinivas (1916-99) was Former J.R.D. Tata Visiting Fellow at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:402 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.01 inPublished:October 24, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198077459

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Introduction to the Second EditionForewordPreface1. How it All Began2. The Field Situation3. Three Important Men4. The Universe of Agriculture5. The Sexes and the Household6. Relations Between Castes7. Classes and Factions8. The Changing Village9. The Quality of Social Relations10. Religion11. FarewellAppendicesGlossaryIndex