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Modern India

By: Curtis, William Eleroy, 1850-1911

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...........................................................122 XXII. THE ARMY IN INDIA .................................................................. ...PORE ..............................................................132 XXIV. CASTE AND THE WOMEN OF INDIA .......................................... ...XII. THE ARMY IN INDIA • XXIII. MUTTRA, ALIGARH, LUCKNOW, CAWNPORE • XXIV. CASTE AND THE WOMEN OF INDIA • XXV. EDUCATION IN INDIA • XXVI. THE HIMA... ... and never more than half−concealed by a muslin divided skirt. The race, the caste and often the province of a resident of India may be determined by ... ...or advantage and by serving the people in various other ways. The street car system of Bombay belongs to an American company, having been organized by... ...nce. The introduction of electricity and the extension of the street railway system is imperatively needed. Distances are very great in the foreign se... ...the scene of periodical famine, but the government is pushing the irrigation system so rapidly that before many years the danger from that source will...

...Excerpt: I. THE EYE OF INDIA A voyage to India nowadays is a continuous social event. The passengers compose a house party, being guests of the Steamship company for the time. The decks of the steamer are like broad verandas and are covered with co...

...Table of Contents: Modern India, 1 -- William Eleroy Curtis, 1 -- I. THE EYE OF INDIA, 2 -- II. THE CITY OF BOMBAY, 8 -- III. SERVANTS, HOTELS AND CAVE TEMPLES, 14 -- IV. THE EMPIRE OF INDIA, 20 -- V. TWO HINDU WEDDINGS, 29 -- VI. THE RELIGIONS OF IND...

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Caste system in India

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...Gandhi visiting Madras (now Chennai) in 1933 on an India-wide tour for Harijan causes. His speeches during such ... ...peeches during such tours and writings discussed the discriminated-against castes of India and appealed for the eradication of untouchability.[1] ... ...eradication of untouchability.[1] The caste system in India is a system of social stratification[2] which histori... ...ation of untouchability.[1] The caste system in India is a system of social stratification[2] which historically ... ...f untouchability.[1] The caste system in India is a system of social stratification[2] which historically separat... ...ous hereditary groups called jātis,[3] usually translated into English as "castes". The jātis are thought of as being grouped into four varnas:[4] Bra... ...udras. Certain groups, now known as "Dalits", were excluded from the varna system altogether, ostracised as untouchables.[5][6] Tr... ...ouchables.[5][6] Traditional scholars identified caste system with Hinduism in the Indian subcontinent, but the system is found in... ... Traditional scholars identified caste system with Hinduism in the Indian subcontinent, but the system is found in other religions, alb...

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Darkest India

By: Dave Maddock

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ......................................................................2 PART I.—IN DARKEST INDIA. ........................................................ ...ad, that I might leave over, was claimed and eaten by some of my hungry, low−caste fellow prisoners! The clothing and the blankets are also of the ver... ...e crowd of some fifty or sixty people was pitiful to behold. Now the present system, while better than nothing, is fraught with many serious objection... ...that the weight of the scarcity first falls. 4. Again the present system is a distinct encouragement to fraud. It is impossible for ... ...e question. I can easily imagine that some may fear lest in dealing with the system we should wound the religious susceptibilities of the people. Begg... ...−of−works” are to be found. I do not mean of course to imply that the entire castes, or tribes, or professions, referred to, constitute them. Far from... ...ke these much−needed reforms. They are almost without exception of either no caste, or of such low caste, that religiously speaking they may justly be...

...Excerpt: THE remarkable reception accorded to General Booth?s ?In Darkest England and the Way Out,? makes it hardly necessary for me to apologise for the publication of the following pages, which are intended solely as an introduction to that fascinating book, and in order to point out t...

...Table of Contents: Darkest India, 1 -- Commissioner Booth?Tucker, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- PART I.?IN DARKEST INDIA, 3 -- Chapter I. WHY ?DARKEST INDIA??, 3 -- Chapter II. WHO ARE NOT THE SUBMERGED TENTH?, 4 -- Chapter III. THE MINIMUM STANDARD OF EXISTENCE,...

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Indian caste system

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... Books about the Indian caste system ... ... Books about the Indian caste system ... ... Caste-related violence in India ... ... Caste-related violence in India ... ... Films about the Indian caste system ... ... Films about the Indian caste system ... ... Reservation in India ... ... Varnas in Hinduism ... ... Pages in category "Indian caste system" The following 28 pages are in this category, out of 28 total. ...

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Olivia in India

By: O. Douglas

...Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: OLIVIA IN INDIA Author: O. DOUGLAS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literatu... ...ssic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: OLIVIA IN INDIA Author: O. DOUGLAS Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature ... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ...................................................................62 Olivia in India i Olivia in India O. Douglas This page copyright © 2004 Blackmask ... ... visiting list and not know half of them by sight, because of the convenient system of the “Not−at−home” box. The men's calling−time is Sunday between... ...ovel with nothing in it but a string−bed, a few cooking−pots, and two women. Caste, it seems, has nothing to do with money, and these women, though as... ...tay much longer in this frightsome land my hair will be white and my nervous system a mere wreck. Yesterday we left the solitude of Rika and went to p...

...an who calls herself O. Douglas, though I suspect that it?s a pen?name... Olivia can write the most fascinating letters you ever read.??JAMES DOUGLAS in the Star. ?Extremely interesting. To have read this book is to have met an extremely likeable personality in the author.??Glasgow Herald....

...Table of Contents: Olivia in India, 1 -- O. Douglas, 1 -- THROUGH THE GATES OF THE EAST, 2 -- FLESHPOTS OF CALCUTTA, 14 -- THE SUNBURNED EARTH, 37 -- THE LAND OF REGRETS, 62...

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Balinese caste system

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... The Balinese caste system is a system of social organization similar to the Indian caste system . Ho... ...alinese caste system is a system of social organization similar to the Indian caste system . However, India 's caste system is far more complicated... ...l organization similar to the Indian caste system . However, India 's caste system is far more complicated than Bali's, and there are only four Bal... ...e system is far more complicated than Bali's, and there are only four Balinese castes. The four castes of Bali are:Shudra s - peasant s making up mo... ...ulation. They constitute close to 93% of the population.http://books.google.co.in/books?id=8bW8WB-GrOYC&pg=PA53Wesias ( Vaishya s) - the caste of merc... ...tp://books.google.co.in/books?id=8bW8WB-GrOYC&pg=PA53Wesias ( Vaishya s) - the caste of merchants and administrative officialsKsatrias ( Kshatriya s)... .... Middle Balinese is generally used to speak to people whose caste is unknown in an encounter. Once the caste status of the participants are establi... ...ished, the proper language is used to address each other. Nowadays, the caste system is used more in religious settings where the members of the lowe... ...nguage is used to address each other. Nowadays, the caste system is used more in religious settings where the members of the lower caste would ask th...

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Voodoos and Obeahs : Phases of West India Witchcraft

By: Joseph J. Williams

...IAMS Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF WEST INDIA WITCHCRAFT Title: VOODOOS AND OBEAHS: PHASES OF WEST INDIA WIT... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ......................................................23 Chapter III. VOODOO IN HAITI................................................................... ...ok has done justice to this remarkable subject not only in investigating the system, but in presenting the results of his work." The more thoughtful r... ...ther of man and nature. "Fourthly, Serpent worship, as a developed religious system, originated in Central Asia, the home of the great Scythic stock, ... ...or, and evoked his aid, the next stage in the process was the formation of a system by which the victory of the Supreme One and his great influence we... ...bine, and from the artificial conditions of a society governed by the law of castes, there developed a group intermediate between the master and the b...

...Table of Contents: VOODOOS AND OBEAHS: Phases of West India Witchcraft, 1 -- JOSEPH J. WILLIAMS, S.J, 1 -- Introduction, 1 -- Chapter I. AFRICAN OPHIOLATRY, 9 -- Chapter II. SERPENT CULT AT WHYDAH, 23 -- Chapter III. VOODOO IN HAITI, 42 -- Chapter IV. ORIGIN OF OBEAH, 72 -- Chap...

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Caste

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...The Basor weaving bamboo baskets in a 1916 book. The Basor are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pra... ...The Basor weaving bamboo baskets in a 1916 book. The Basor are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. ... ...1916 book. The Basor are a Hindu caste found in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Part o... ... Social status Caste Age grade/Age ... ... African Political Systems Papuan Big m... ...tems Papuan Big man system The Art of No... ...e Non-western state systems ... ... Technology, Tradition, and the State in Africa ... ... Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, heredit...

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Voodoos and Obeahs : Phases of West India Witchcraft

By: Joseph J. Williams

... by JOSEPH J. WILLIAMS VOODOOS AND OBEAHS: Phases of West India Witchcraft JOSEPH J. WILLIAMS, S.J. • INTRODUCTION • Chapter I. AF... ... OPHIOLATRY • Chapter II. SERPENT CULT AT WHYDAH • Chapter III. VOODOO IN HAITI • Chapter IV. ORIGIN OF OBEAH • Chapter V. DEVELOPMENT OF OBEA... ... HAITI • Chapter IV. ORIGIN OF OBEAH • Chapter V. DEVELOPMENT OF OBEAH IN JAMAICA • Chapter VI. CONCLUSIONS • BIBLIOGRAPHY {scanned at sacred... ... powders, wishing dust, lucky charms and incantations are offered for sale in the circular, with prices ranging from $1 to $1,000. "'Guffer Dust, New ... ... has done justice to this remarkable subject not only in investigating the system, but in presenting the results of his work." The more thoughtful rev... ...as been too credulous in accepting all that has been told to him. The West Indian Negro, especially if paid by results, is a mine of "information." Th... ...er of man and nature. "Fourthly, Serpent worship, as a developed religious system, originated in Central Asia, the home of the great Scythic stock, fr... ..., and evoked his aid, the next stage in the process was the formation of a system by which the victory of the Supreme One and his great influence were... ...ne, and from the artificial conditions of a society governed by the law of castes, there developed a group intermediate between the master and the bod...

...· INTRODUCTION · Chapter I. AFRICAN OPHIOLATRY · Chapter II. SERPENT CULT AT WHYDAH · Chapter III. VOODOO IN HAITI · Chapter IV. ORIGIN OF OBEAH · Chapter V. DEVELOPMENT OF OBEAH IN JAMAICA · Chapter VI. CONCLUSIONS · BIBLIOGRAPHY...

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Bhandari caste

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... Primary populations in: Goa ... ...ari are one of the prominent communities that inhabit the western coast of India. They attribute their name to Bhandar or treasury guards, over the ti... ...ey attribute their name to Bhandar or treasury guards, over the time, this caste on account of its specially honorable job as treasury guards, became ... ... treasury guards, became powerful, established their supremacy and settled in Raigad (then Kolaba) and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra.[1]They form... ...en Kolaba) and Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra.[1]They form the largest caste group in the state of Goa, reportedly being over 30% of that state's ... ...nd Ratnagiri districts in Maharashtra.[1]They form the largest caste group in the state of Goa, reportedly being over 30% of that state's Hindu popula... ...trieved 13 September 2014.  ^ "List of Castes in Other Backward Class of Maharashtra". Maharashtra State OBC Finan... ... Caste system in Goa ... ... Caste system in Goa ...

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A Ride to India Across Persia and Baluchistan

By: Harry de Windt

...ion World Public Library.org PERSIA AND BALUCHISTAN Title: A RIDE TO INDIA ACROSS PERSIA AND BALUCHISTAN Author: HARRY DE WINDT Language: Engl... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ... Produced by Jayam Subramanian and Distributed Proofreaders [Illustration: IN THE DESERT SUNRISE] A RIDE TO INDIA ACROSS PERSIA AND BALUCHISTAN. BY ... ...aid in justice that the present Shah has done all he can to stop the torture system, and confine the death−sentence to one of two methods—painless and... ...ts beauty, though not its interest, when seen by the broad light of day. The system of drainage in Yezdi−Ghazt is simple, the sewage being thrown over... ...t−chamber. Suddenly, while we were at dinner, a bell was heard, and the half−caste clerk entered. “So−and−so of Shiraz,” naming an official, “wants to... ...y think himself lucky if he gets a quarter of that sum. En revanche, the men systematically plunder and rob the wretched inhabitants of every village ...

...a masterpiece of Vereschagin?s, which stands on an easel by the hearth, and the massive gold ?ikon,? [A] encrusted with diamonds and precious stones, in the corner. A large oil painting of his Majesty the Czar of Russia hangs over the marble chimneypiece....

...Table of Contents: A Ride to India across Persia and Baluchistan, 1 -- Harry De Windt, 1 -- Chapter I. TIFLIS?BAKU, 2 -- Chapter II. THE CASPIAN?ASTARA?RESHT, 6 -- Chapter III. RESHT?PATCHINAR, 13 -- Chapter IV. PATCHINAR?TEHERAN, 16 -- Chapter V. TEHERA...

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Kapu (caste)

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...rs to a social grouping of the Telaga and Balija subcastes found primarily in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kapus speak Telugu and are ... ...u and are primarily an agrarian community, forming a heterogeneous peasant caste. The Kapu community in Andhra Pradesh is predomin... ...ming a heterogeneous peasant caste. The Kapu community in Andhra Pradesh is predominantly concentrated in the coastal districts, N... ...h Telangana and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh. They are also found in large numbers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Chhattisgar... ...onsidered to be a Shudra community in the traditional Hindu ritual ranking system known as varna.[3][4][5] Kapu titles ... ... The Kapu have been described by Srinivasulu as a "dominant peasant caste in coastal Andhra", with the Telaga listed as "a backward peasant cas... ...he Telaga listed as "a backward peasant caste" and the Baliji as a peasant caste who hold creation of Andhra Pradesh in 1956 and also the post-Indian ... ...n 1956 and also the post-Indian independence socio-economic classification system, Further, it treated Reddys as being among the Kapu community for en... ... 1921 census data to cause alignment with the new state and classification system, from which he concludes that Kapus (including Reddys) amounted to a...

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Hira Singh : When India Came to Fight in Flanders

By: Talbot Mundy

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Title: HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS ... ...d Public Library.org CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Title: HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Author: TALBOT MUNDY Language: English S... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ...AME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Talbot Mundy Table of Contents HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS ....................................... ...d I knew him to be a true man. Ours is more like the French than the British system; there is more intercourse between officer and non−commissioned of... ... fairly good Punjabi. "Curse the day I ever saw India, and triple−curse this system of ours that enabled them to lay finger on me in a moving train an... ... most despise those whom they most ill−treat. So that although Turks have no caste distinctions that I know of, that one felt like a high−caste Brahma...

...rough, even under such splendid leadership as Ranjoor Singh?s, was to defy the very nth degree of odds. To have tried to tell the tale otherwise than in Hira Singh?s own words would have been to varnish gold. Amid the echoes of the roar of the guns in Flanders, the world is inclined to overlook India?s share in it all and the stout proud loyalty of Indian hearts. May this ...

...Table of Contents: HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS, 1 -- Talbot Mundy, 1 -- Preface, 1 -- Chapter I, 2 -- Chapter II, 16 -- Chapter III, 30 -- Chapter IV, 46 -- Chapter V, 63 -- Chapter VI, 80 -- Chapter VII, 96 -- Chapter VIII, 112...

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Pasi (caste)

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...pulations India ... ... The Pasi are one of the untouchable communities (or dalits) who are now classified as a Scheduled Caste under modern India's system of positive... ...the untouchable communities (or dalits) who are now classified as a Scheduled Caste under modern India's system of positive discrimination. As untouch... ...ive discrimination. As untouchables, they were traditionally considered outside the Hindu ritual ranking system of castes known as varna. They are fou... ...mination. As untouchables, they were traditionally considered outside the Hindu ritual ranking system of castes known as varna. They are found in the ... ...raditionally considered outside the Hindu ritual ranking system of castes known as varna. They are found in the northern Indian states of Bihar, Delhi... ...s varna. They are found in the northern Indian states of Bihar, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh as well in the Terai region of Nepal.[1][2] ... ...ey are a community of small peasant farmers. Many have started to migrate to cities, and are now engaged in businesses, private and government service... ...ensus India 2001". Retrieved 2013-04-08.  ^ "Pasi Samaj, a Dalit sub-caste, demands more representation". Indian E...

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The Prince of India, Or, Why Constantinople Fell : Volume 1

By: Lew Wallace

...re Collection World Public Library.org VOLUME 1 Title: THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME 1 Author: LEW. WALLACE Language: English Subject: Fiction,... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ................................................41 CHAPTER VIII. THE ARRIVAL IN CONSTANTINOPLE ......................................................... ...ver he shifted and turned the various properties on the shelf, the last time systematically and with fixed attention. When he stopped to rest, the per... ...ng to his vanity, until, in course of ages, the foundation was overlaid with systems of belief, childish, unnatural, ridiculous, indecent, or else too... ... its voice in the common ear was the voice of God. To cast Christ out of its system would be like wrenching a man's heart out of his body. It was here... ...ife, steels them to indifference for what you and I, and others not of their caste, may think. They have arrived at a summit above the corrupting atmo...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. THE NAMELESS BAY In the noon of a September day in the year of our dear Lord 1395, a merchant vessel nodded sleepily upon the gentle swells of warm water flowing in upon the Syrian coast. A modern seafarer, looking from the deck of one of the...

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Mair caste

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... The Mair are a Sunar community traditionally found in northern India, which identify themselves as Mair Ra... ...puts.[1] Herbert Hope Risley and Horace Arthur Rose, both of whom were colonial administrators in India during the British Raj period, noted the commu... ...ors in India during the British Raj period, noted the community's presence as a Sunar subcaste in Bengal, Rajasthan, Gujrat, Haryana, Delhi,Uttar Prad... ... Contents 1 Caste identity 2 Craftsm... ...ferences 8 Further reading Caste identity The Mair community was among those ... ...tish Raj administration, which was based in large part upon the theories of Risley. Under this system, the various communities of India were assigned ... ...tion on the social ladder in order to assist in categorisation for the 1901 census. In 1911, a caste association - the Hindu Mair and Tank Kshatriya R... ... ^ Rowe, William L. (2007) [1968]. "Mobility in the nineteenth-century caste system". In Singer, Milton; Cohn, Bernard S. Structure ... ...eved 2011-12-17.  ^ Blunt, Edward Arthur Henry (1931). The caste system of northern India: with special reference to the...

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The Prince of India, Or, Why Constantinople Fell : Volume 1

By: Lew Wallace

...re Collection World Public Library.org VOL. 1 Title: THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOL. 1 Author: LEW. WALLACE Language: English Subject: Fiction, Lit... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...... ...last Let us behold your faces, let us hear The words you uttered in those days of fear Revisit your familiar haunts again The scen... ... he shifted and turned the various properties on the shelf, the last time systematically and with fixed attention. When he stopped to rest, the pers... ...o his vanity, until, in course of ages, the foundation was overlaid with systems of belief, childish, unnatural, ridiculous, indecent, or else too... ... voice in the common ear was the voice of God. To cast Christ out of its system would be like wrenching a man's heart out of his body. It was here ... ..., steels them to indifference for what you and I, and others not of their caste, may think. They have arrived at a summit above the corrupting atmos...

...THE NAMELESS BAY. In the noon of a September day in the year of our dear Lord 1395, a merchant vessel nodded sleepily upon the gentle swells of warm water flowing in upon the Syrian coast. A modern seafarer, looking from the deck of one of the...

... THE EARTH AND THE SEA ARE ALWAYS GIVING UP THEIR SECRETS I. THE NAMELESS BAY II. THE MIDNIGHT LANDING III. THE HIDDEN TREASURE BOOK II THE PRINCE OF INDIA I. A MESSENGER FROM CIPANGO II. THE PILGRIM AT EL KATIF III. THE YELLOW AIR IV. EL ZARIBAH V. THE PASSING OF THE CARAVAN VI. THE PRINCE AND THE EMIR...

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Velama (caste)

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...ndhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu Velama is a caste found mainly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. The earliest occ... ...l Nadu Velama is a caste found mainly in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. The earliest occurrence of "Velama"... ...t of present day Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh) to the Kakatiya empire in the 11th century came to be called "Velama". ... ... The Velamas are described by that name from the 17th century and in the following century some held zamindari positions under the kings of G... ...ngs chose to distinguish between these various Velama groups by adopting a system of ranks. This caused a competitive emphasis to be placed on the sta... ...Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, First and the current Chief Minister of the Indian state of Telangana[4] References ... ... ^ Price, Pamela (2004). "Kin, Clan, and Power in Colonial South India". In Chatterjee, Indrani. Unfamiliar Relations: Family and History in... ... of Chicago Press.   Katten, Michael; Making Caste In Nineteenth-Century India: A History of Telling the Bobbili Katha &... ...cles with unsourced statements from June 2013 Indian castes Social groups of Tamil Nadu ...

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Hira Singh : When India Came to Fight in Flanders

By: Talbot Mundy

... CAME by TALBOT MUNDY HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Talbot Mundy Copyright © 2002 All Rights Re... ... by TALBOT MUNDY HIRA SINGH: WHEN INDIA CAME TO FIGHT IN FLANDERS Talbot Mundy Copyright © 2002 All Rights Reserved World Wide. W... ... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ...the very nth degree of odds. To have tried to tell the tale otherwise than in Hira Singh's own words would have been to varnish gold. Amid the echoes ... ...oes of the roar of the guns in Flanders, the world is inclined to overlook India's share in it all and the stout proud loyalty of Indian hearts. May t... ... the stout proud loyalty of Indian hearts. May this tribute to the gallant Indian gentlemen who came to fight our battles serve to remind its readers ... ... knew him to be a true man. Ours is more like the French than the British system; there is more intercourse between officer and non-commissioned offi... ...airly good Punjabi. "Curse the day I ever saw India, and triple-curse this system of ours that enabled them to lay finger on me in a moving train and ... ...ost despise those whom they most ill-treat. So that although Turks have no caste distinctions that I know of, that one felt like a high-caste Brahman ...

...rough, even under such splendid leadership as Ranjoor Singh's, was to defy the very nth degree of odds. To have tried to tell the tale otherwise than in Hira Singh's own words would have been to varnish gold. Amid the echoes of the roar of the guns in Flanders, the world is inclined to overlook India's share in it all and the stout proud loyalty of Indian hearts. May this ...

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Agri caste

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A Forgotten Empire : Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India

By: Robert Sewell

...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...to English is now for the first time offered to the public, are contained in a vellum-bound folio volume in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, am... ... "Rajamahendri," "Trichinopoly" to "Tiruchhinapalle," and so on. This system may not be very scientific, but I trust it will prove not unaccepta... ...ew we may for the present suppose that two brothers, Hindus of the Kuruba caste, who were men of strong religious feeling, serving in the treasury o... ... passage as quoted the words, -- "they collect the JIZYAT or taxes." This system of collecting octroi dues at the gates of principal towns lasted ti... ...reverence to a boy who was the son of no one knew whom, nor even what his caste was; and, so far as destroying him went, would Jaga Raya come out an... ...d very seldom leave the house. The women are of light colour, and in the caste of these Brahmans are the fairest men and women that there are in th... ...e buildings are utterly destroyed, but there is no doubt that careful and systematic excavations would disclose the whole plan of the palace, and th...

...Preface: The two Portuguese chronicles, a translation of which into English is now for the first time offered to the public, are contained in a vellum-bound folio volume in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, amongst the manuscripts of which institution it bears the designation ?PORT. NO. 65.? The volume in question consists of copies of four original documents...

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Makrani caste

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...The Makrani (Gujarati: મકરાણી, Balochi: مکرانی) are Muslim community found in the state of Gujarat in India.[1] ... ...ણી, Balochi: مکرانی) are Muslim community found in the state of Gujarat in India.[1] Contents ... ... who were brought to Saurashtra as mercenaries. They are still distributed in the former princely states of Kathiawar. These Baluch soldiers came from... ...ni also of have knowledge of Urdu. They are one of three communities found in Gujarat, that claim to have originated in Baluchistan. The Makrani are n... ...uch, Mulkajee and Gudizai. All of them enjoy equal status, and there is no system of gotra exogamy. Many Makrani are still employed by the state polic... ...he state police, while others are mainly farmers. The Makrani Jamat, their caste association is extremely active in community affairs.[2] ... ... References ^ People of India Gujarat Volume XXI Part Two edited by R.B Lal, P.B.S.V Padmanabham, G... ...uch, Mulkajee and Gudizai. All of them enjoy equal status, and there is no system of gotra exogamy. Many Makrani are still employed by the state polic... ...he state police, while others are mainly farmers. The Makrani Jamat, their caste association is extremely active in community affairs.[2] ...

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A Forgotten Empire : Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India

By: Robert Sewell

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ....................................30 CHAPTER 7. The City of Vijayanagar in the Reign of Deva Raya II. (A.D. 1420(?), 1443)................ ...rrect "Rajamahendri," "Trichinopoly" to "Tiruchhinapalle," and so on. This system may not be very scientific, but I trust it will prove not unaccep... ...view we may for the present suppose that two brothers, Hindus of the Kuruba caste, who were men of strong religious feeling, serving in the treasury... ... passage as quoted the words, −− "they collect the JIZYAT or taxes." This system of collecting octroi dues at the gates of principal towns lasted... ...o reverence to a boy who was the son of no one knew whom, nor even what his caste was; and, so far as destroying him went, would Jaga Raya come out... ...and very seldom leave the house. The women are of light colour, and in the caste of these Brahmans are the fairest men and women that there are in... ...ese buildings are utterly destroyed, but there is no doubt that careful and systematic excavations would disclose the whole plan of the palace, and ...

...Excerpt: A Forgotten Empire. Chapter 1. In the year 1336 A.D., during the reign of Edward III. of England, there occurred in India an event which almost instantaneously changed the political condition of the entire south. With that date the volume of ancient histor...

...Table of Contents: A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India, 1 -- Robert Sewell, 1 -- Preface, 2 -- A Forgotten Empire, 5 -- Chapter 1. Introduction, 5 -- Chapter 2. Origin of the Empire (A.D. 1316), 11 -- Chapter 3. The First Kings (A.D. 1336 to 1379), 14 -- Chapter 4. Growth o...

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Sri Lankan caste system

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...y the classic Aryan Varnas of North India and the Dravida Jāti system found in South India . Ancient Sri Lankan texts such as the Pujava... ... Aryan Varnas of North India and the Dravida Jāti system found in South India . Ancient Sri Lankan texts such as the Pujavaliya, Sadhar... ...erarchy prevailed throughout the feudal period. The repetition of the same caste hierarchy even as recently as the 18th century, in the British / Kand... ...petition of the same caste hierarchy even as recently as the 18th century, in the British / Kandyan period Kadayimpoth - Boundary books as well, ind... ...radition right up to the end of Sri Lanka's monarchy. It is one of many caste systems in the world. As everywhere, a Sri Lankan caste can be funct... ...n right up to the end of Sri Lanka's monarchy. It is one of many caste systems in the world. As everywhere, a Sri Lankan caste can be functional, ... ...up to the end of Sri Lanka's monarchy. It is one of many caste systems in the world. As everywhere, a Sri Lankan caste can be functional, religiou... ...ri Lanka ex: Puttalam Mannaram. Here it was mentioned that the prehistoric caste system. Anyway after the arrival of King Vijaya to Sri Lanka who was ... ...ka ex: Puttalam Mannaram. Here it was mentioned that the prehistoric caste system. Anyway after the arrival of King Vijaya to Sri Lanka who was the ea...

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A Forgotten Empire : Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India

By: Robert Sewell

... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ...a II. (A.D. 1419 to 1444 or (?) 1449) • CHAPTER 7. The City of Vijayanagar in the Reign of Deva Raya II. (A.D. 1420(?), 1443) • CHAPTER 8. Close of th... ...ith his troops, and took to his kingdom the six captives that he had taken in the fortress, • CHAPTER 4. How the City of Bisnaga was built by that Ki... ...rect "Rajamahendri," "Trichinopoly" to "Tiruchhinapalle," and so on. This system may not be very scientific, but I trust it will prove not unacceptab... ...iew we may for the present suppose that two brothers, Hindus of the Kuruba caste, who were men of strong religious feeling, serving in the treasury of... ...e passage as quoted the words, -- "they collect the JIZYAT or taxes." This system of collecting octroi dues at the gates of principal towns lasted til... ... reverence to a boy who was the son of no one knew whom, nor even what his caste was; and, so far as destroying him went, would Jaga Raya come out and... ...and very seldom leave the house. The women are of light colour, and in the caste of these Brahmans are the fairest men and women that there are in the... ...se buildings are utterly destroyed, but there is no doubt that careful and systematic excavations would disclose the whole plan of the palace, and tha...

...PREFACE: After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, who, by a narrow margin of days only, was in advance of the British Expedition under Scott, there remained but one great main object of Antarctic journeyings—the crossing of the South Polar continent from sea to sea. When I returned from the Ninnrod Expedition on whi...

...o 1406) · CHAPTER 5. Deva Raya I. (A.D. 1406 to 1419) · CHAPTER 6. Deva Raya II. (A.D. 1419 to 1444 or (?) 1449) · CHAPTER 7. The City of Vijayanagar in the Reign of Deva Raya II. (A.D. 1420(?), 1443) · CHAPTER 8. Close of the First Dynasty (A.D. 1449 to 1490) · CHAPTER 9. The First Kings of the Second Dynasty (A.D. 1490 to 1509) · CHAPTER 10. The Reign of Krishna Deva Ray...

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Caste-related violence in India

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Rung Ho!

By: Talbot Mundy

... variety of global literacy programs. 60,000 PDF eBooks and PDF eDocuments in 104 languages have been optimized for text to speak. Let your computer r... ...ess to masters three, King, and Prince, and Siva. Howrah City pays in pain Taxes which the royal twain Give to priests, to give again ... ...ering unprotected. Rosemary McClean knew it; the old woman, of the sweeper caste, that is no caste at all, —the hag with the flat breasts and wrinkled... ... more protection than a toothless dog, —knew it well, and growled about it in incessant undertones that met with neither comment nor response. "Leave... ... sahiba? Would it have been better to die at the hands of a Maharati of no caste —?" "Than to see blood spilt —than to be beholden to a murderer? Inf... ...d school place where her father tried to din the alphabet into a dozen low-caste fosterlings. "Father!" she cried, and she all but fell out of the sa... ...morning after Mahommed Gunga's daring experiment with Cunningham's nervous system he was anxious to say the least of it; and that is only another way ... ...younger men, whose sense of fitness had not yet been rotted by climate and system and prerogative, swore at the condition; there were one or two men h... ...istic independence and a love of loot —laughed loud and long and openly at System that prevented officers from taking arms against them until authorit...

...THAT was no time or place for any girl of twenty to be wandering unprotected. Rosemary McClean knew it; the old woman, of the sweeper caste, that is no caste at all, —the hag with the flat breasts and wrinkled skin, who followed her dogwise, and was no more protection than a toothless dog, —knew it well, and growled about it in incessant undertones that met...

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Caste politics in India

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...imilar to the racial preferences for the Democratic and Republican parties in USA.[1] For political/government purposes, the caste... ...ties in USA.[1] For political/government purposes, the castes among the Hindus are broadly divided into[2][3] ... ...indus are broadly divided into[2][3] Forward Caste Other Backward Class (OBC) (about 41% of pop... ...d Class (OBC) (about 41% of population) Scheduled Caste (about 20% of population) Scheduled Tribe (a... ...rward castes and the OBCs, when news reports refer to the Scheduled castes in relation to the two upper groups. It was institution... ...l society" and "political society" meant that caste now played a huge role in the political arena and also influenced other government-run institution... ...fluenced other government-run institutions such as police and the judicial system. Though caste seemed to dictate one's access to such institutions, t... ... dynamic of caste in politics. Women's representation within the political system seems to also be tied to their caste. Lower, more conservative caste... ...cation to all castes which has had a democratizing effect on the political system. However, this "equalizing" of the playing field has not been withou...

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ... tained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith, the Pennsy... ...oing student publication project to bring classical works of lit- erature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...thy Beltham; a married daughter Mrs. Richmond; Benjamin Sewis, an old half-caste butler; various domestic servants; and a little boy, christened Harry... ... A GOOSE FROM THAT HOUR till the day Heriot’s aunt came to see me, I lived systematically out of myself in extreme flights of imagi- nation, locking m... ...er, Mr. Monterez Williams, was the result of our resolute adoption of this system. He helped us on to Boulogne, where my father met another friend, to... ... seriously and fairly of my father’s character, I should have abandoned my system of defence to plead for him as before a judge. By that time I had ga... ...ead of the supper-table to hear our healths drunk. Sewis spoke like a half-caste oblivious of his training, and of the subjects he was at liberty to t... ...with it; pro- posed a Charity to be established on behalf of decayed half- castes, insisting that servants’ money could never be appro- priated to the...

...Excerpt: Subject Of Contention. One midnight of a winter month the sleepers in Riversley Grange were awakened by a ringing of the outer bell and blows upon the great hall-doors. Squire Beltham was master there: the other members of the household were, his daughter Dorothy Beltham; a married daughter ...

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Bangali (caste)

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...ives than Bengali, it means the same as Bengali and also it may refer to a caste found in India today Bangladesh that is also called Bangali, and the ... ...ngali, it means the same as Bengali and also it may refer to a caste found in India today Bangladesh that is also called Bangali, and the Hindu branch... ...li, it means the same as Bengali and also it may refer to a caste found in India today Bangladesh that is also called Bangali, and the Hindu branch ha... ...angladesh that is also called Bangali, and the Hindu branch have scheduled caste status in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. They are distinct from ... ...t is also called Bangali, and the Hindu branch have scheduled caste status in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. They are distinct from the Bengali ... ...ia and Bangladesh. The Bangali are one of the many nomadic groupings found in North India, and have customs similar to other nomadic communities such ... ...d from the parent community. The Bangali speak Haryanvi, and live in multi-caste villages.People of India Haryana Volume XXIII edited by M.L Sharma an... ...circumstances The Bangali are strictly endogamous community, but have no system of gotras. They are generally divided into the Hindu and Muslim gro... ...hea castes. They also practice clan and camp exogamy, although there is no system of hypergamy, as all their clans are of equal status. Their main cla...

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The Tattvamuktavali

By: Purnananda Chakravartin

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...is date; if the work were identical with the poem of the same name mentioned in the account of the Ramanuja system in Madhava's Sarvadarsanasa.mgraha,... ...ical with the poem of the same name mentioned in the account of the Ramanuja system in Madhava's Sarvadarsanasa.mgraha, it would be, of course, older ... ... interest of the poem consists in its being a vigorous attack on the Vedanta system by a follower of the Pur.naprajna school, which was founded by Mad... ...ounded by Madhva (or Anandatirtha) in the thirteenth century in the South of India. Some account of his system (which in many respects agrees with tha... ...tirtha) in the thirteenth century in the South of India. Some account of his system (which in many respects agrees with that of Ramanuja) is given in ... ...ome a Brahman; there may enter into him a little merit, but one of the Sudra caste will never become a Brahman. 59. The venerable author of the Aphori... ...injunction or prohibition, since all are one, and there is no distinction of caste? If the doctrine of non−duality be thus held to be established, the...

...ative of Bengal, named Pur.nananda Chakravartin. Nothing is known as to his date; if the work were identical with the poem of the same name mentioned in the account of the Ramanuja system in Madhava?s Sarvadarsanasa.mgraha, it would be, of course, older than the fourteenth century, but this is very uncertain; I should be inclined to assign it to a later date. The chief int...

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Caste system among Indian Christians

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...e system among Indian Christians often reflect stratification by sect, location, and the castes of their predecessors.[1] Social practices among certa... ...tices among certain Indian Christians parallel much of the discrimination faced by lower castes in other religious communities, as well as having feat... ...mong certain Indian Christians parallel much of the discrimination faced by lower castes in other religious communities, as well as having features un... ...us communities, as well as having features unique to this community. Caste distinctions among Indian Christians are breaking down ... ...to show that Christian individuals have mobility within their respective castes.[2] But, in some cases, social inertia cause old traditions and biases... ...7] Christian priests, Nuns, Dalits and similar groups are also found in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal.[8] ... ...intain their traditional Syrian rites and practices. They derive status within the caste system from the tradition that they are converted from high c... ... Writers Arundhati Roy and Anand Kurian have written personal accounts of the caste system at work in their community.[14][15] Syrian Christians ... ...he Hindu converts retained their caste practices. The continued maintenance of the caste system among the Christians in Goa is attributed to the natur...

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Balzac

By: Frederick Lawton

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...ihug.co.nz Balzac By Frederick Lawton DEDICATED, In remembrance of many pleasant and instructive hours spent in his socie... ...n, or at least loosened from its base--religion, laws, customs, traditions, castes. Nothing had withstood the shock. When the upheaval finally cease... ... ruins. Gradually the process of selection went on, portions of the ancient system of things being joined to the larger modern creation. The two did... .../regime/ was the practical nature of the public works executed--the railway system with its transformation of trade, the fortification of the capita... ... Madame de Stael's /Corinne/, Benjamin Constant's /Adolphe/, George Sand's /Indiana/, and Sainte- Beuve's /Volupte/, which contributed so much to cr... ...prodigious intelligence. In fact, he deduced from the occurrence an entire system, possessing himself, like Cuvier, in another order of things, of ... ...fficulty in dissuading him from setting off forthwith in a post-chaise for India, of course, at the expense of the monarch in question." In just...

...Introduction: The condition of French society in the early half of the nineteenth century?the period covered by Balzac?s novels?may be compared to that of a people endeavoring to recover themselves after an earthquake. Everything had been overthrown, or at least loosened...

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Caste system among Muslims

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...Contrary to Qur'anic worldview, there is a system of social stratification among some Muslim communities that has simi... ...al stratification among some Muslim communities that has similarity to the caste systems around the world.[1][2] ... ...atification among some Muslim communities that has similarity to the caste systems around the world.[1][2] I... ...ral factors have helped define the bounds of endogamous groups for Muslims in South Asia, the Middle East and other parts of world. There is a prefere... ...iented nature of the society, which values and actively seeks similarities in social group identity based on several factors, including religious, sec... ... 1.2 Yemen 2 In South Asia 2.1 Stratification ... ....2 Interaction and mobility 2.3 Castes in India 2.4 Castes in Pa... ... Middle East & North Africa Caste systems in North Africa include the Tuareg social stratification. The... ... Middle East & North Africa Caste systems in North Africa include the Tuareg social stratification. The Tuare...

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The Man Who Would Beking and Other Stories

By: Rudyard Kipling

...owers of Darkness me molest. -Evening Hymn. ONE of the few advantages that India has over England is a great Knowability. After five years' service ... ...is directly or indirectly acquainted with the two or three hundred Civilians in his Province, all the Messes of ten or twelve Regiments and Batteries,... ...nts and Batteries, and some fifteen hundred other people of the non-official caste. In ten years his knowledge should be doubled, and at the end of tw... ... Batteries, and some fifteen hundred other people of the non-official caste. In ten years his knowledge should be doubled, and at the end of twenty he... ...nd at the end of twenty he knows, or knows something about, every Englishman in the Empire, and may travel anywhere and everywhere without paying hote... ...up shed for craft that had been damaged by stress of weather. The weather in India is often sultry, and since the tale of bricks is always a fixed qua... ...his illness, kept it alight, and killed him poor devil. Write him off to the System-one man to take the work of two and a half men." I do not believe... ...hful partner of my sorrows, Kadir Baksh. "This bungalow is very bad and low-caste! No wonder the Presence was disturbed and is speckled. Three sets o... ...kes English puns. Now, however, the man was changed beyond all recognition. Caste-mark, stomach, slate-colored continuations, and unctuous speech wer...

...ONE of the few advantages that India has over England is a great Knowability. After five years' service a man is directly or indirectly acquainted with the two or three hundred Civilians in his Province, all the Messes of ten or twelve Regiments and Batter...

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Bunt (community)

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...stwhile nobility, feudatory and gentry from the region of Tulu Nadu in the south west of India which comprises the districts of Udupi and Da... ...eudatory and gentry from the region of Tulu Nadu in the south west of India which comprises the districts of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada in th... ...t of India which comprises the districts of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada in the Indian state of Karnataka and Kasaragod taluk of Kerala . The B... ...dia which comprises the districts of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada in the Indian state of Karnataka and Kasaragod taluk of Kerala . The Bunts cl... ...descent from the Nagavanshi lineageThe origin of Saivism and its history in the Tamil land By K. R. Subramanian, K. R. Subramanian (M.A.) p.21 and a... ... Subramanian, K. R. Subramanian (M.A.) p.21 and are classified as Forward caste 1968 Socio-Economic Survey, Govt. of Kerala by both the national an... ...ka Bunts natively speak the Tulu language and follow the aliya santana system of matrilineal inheritance. They inhabit or originally hail from the... ...nnada, a dialect of the Kannada language, and follow the aliya santana system of matrilineal inheritance. They inhabit or originally hail from Kun... ...Tulu language. Unlike other subdivisions they follow the makkala santana system of patrilineal inheritance. Scattered populations of the Parivara Bu...

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The Man Who Would Beking and Other Stories

By: Rudyard Kipling

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...GE RIDE OF MORROWBIE JUKES • THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING • "THE FINEST STORY IN THE WORLD" • This page copyright © 1999 Blackmask Online. THE PHANTO... ... Powers of Darkness me molest. −Evening Hymn. ONE of the few advantages that India has over England is a great Knowability. After five years' service ... ...nts and Batteries, and some fifteen hundred other people of the non−official caste. In ten years his knowledge should be doubled, and at the end of tw... ...up shed for craft that had been damaged by stress of weather. The weather in India is often sultry, and since the tale of bricks is always a fixed qua... ...his illness, kept it alight, and killed him poor devil. Write him off to the System−one man to take the work of two and a half men." I do not believe ... ...thful partner of my sorrows, Kadir Baksh. "This bungalow is very bad and low−caste! No wonder the Presence was disturbed and is speckled. Three sets o... ...akes English puns. Now, however, the man was changed beyond all recognition. Caste−mark, stomach, slate−colored continuations, and unctuous speech wer...

...Excerpt: ONE of the few advantages that India has over England is a great Knowability. After five years? service a man is directly or indirectly acquainted with the two or three hundred Civilians in his Province, all the Messes of ten or twelve Regiments and Batter...

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India

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... Area controlled by India shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light... ... Hindi in the Devanagari script is the official language of the Union. English is ... ... ISO 3166 code IN Internet TLD ... ... India is a federal constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system consisting of 29 states and 7 union territories. India is a pluralis... ... Caste system ... ... Caste system ... ... Schoenhals, M. (22 November 2003), Intimate Exclusion: Race and Caste Turned Inside Out,   Schwartzberg... ...tional Indian society is sometimes defined by social hierarchy. The Indian caste system embodies much of the social stratification and many of the soc... ... Indian society is sometimes defined by social hierarchy. The Indian caste system embodies much of the social stratification and many of the social re...

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Rung Ho!

By: Talbot Mundy

...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...ters three, Rung Ho! 1 King, and Prince, and Siva. Howrah City pays in pain Taxes which the royal twain Give to priests, to give again ... ...ndering unprotected. Rosemary McClean knew it; the old woman, of the sweeper caste, that is no caste at all, the hag with the flat breasts and wrinkl... ...r, sahiba? Would it have been better to die at the hands of a Maharati of no caste ?" "Than to see blood spilt than to be beholden to a murderer? In... ...ged school place where her father tried to din the alphabet into a dozen low−caste fosterlings. "Father!" she cried, and she all but fell out of the s... ...e morning after Mahommed Gunga's daring experiment with Cunningham's nervous system he was anxious to say the least of it; and that is only another wa... ...e younger men, whose sense of fitness had not yet been rotted by climate and system and prerogative, swore at the condition; there were one or two men... ...goistic independence and a love of loot laughed loud and long and openly at System that prevented officers from taking arms against them until author...

...Excerpt: THAT was no time or place for any girl of twenty to be wandering unprotected. Rosemary McClean knew it; the old woman, of the sweeper caste, that is no caste at all, the hag with the flat breasts and wrinkled skin, who followed her dogwise, and was no more protection than a toothless dog, knew it well, and growled about it in incessant undertones that met w...

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