The aim of this book is to discover in what light the religious and literary tradition of India appears where caste is concerned; including discussions on the present system, the past, and its origins.
Translators Note Authors Note Introduction Part One – The Present I. General Ideas II. Marriage Laws III. Hereditary Occupations IV. Intercourse and Impure Contact V. Various Rules; Religion and Caste VI. Organisation and Jurisdiction Disintegration and Multiplication of Castes Part Two – The Past I. The Brahmanic system of CastesII. The Brahmanas And the Vedic Hymns III. Character and Origin of the System IV. Origins according to Legend Part Three – Origins I. Explanatory Theories II. Occupation as the basis of Caste III. Race as the Basis of Caste IV. Caste and the Aryan Constitution of the family V. Genesis of the Hindu Castes VI. General Survey: The Caste System and The Hindu Mind
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