Opler, Morris Edward, 1907-1996. Two villages of eastern Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India: an analysis of similarities and differences

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Title: Two villages of eastern Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India: an analysis of similarities and differences

Published in: American Anthropologist -- Vol. 54

Published By: American Anthropologist -- Vol. 54 Menasha: American Anthropological Association, 1952. 179-190 p.

By line: By Morris E. Opler and Rudra Datt Singh

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Uttar Pradesh (AW19)

Subjects: Community structure (621); Castes (564); Occupational specialization (463); Real property (423); Social control (626); Status, role, and prestige (554); Citizenship (641); Settlement patterns (361); Sacred objects and places (778); Labor and leisure (461); Priesthood (793);

Abstract: This study, based on field work, describes the Indian villages of Ramapur and Madhopur. The economic, political and social structure of each village is briefly discussed. There is considerable information on the ranking and powers of the various castes in each village. A final section points out the similarities and differences between the villages in such matters as caste constitution, land area, population, land ownership patterns, degree of isolation and tradition.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: aw19-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: none

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Beverly Calsoyas; 1956

Coverage Date: 1900-1952

Coverage Place: State of Uttar Pradesh, India

LCSH: Uttar Pradesh (India)

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