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Structure and change in Indian culture

Structure and change in Indian culture

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Published by Aldine Pub. Co in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caste -- India.,
  • India -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Milton Singer and Bernard S. Cohn
    SeriesViking Fund publications in anthropology -- no. 47
    ContributionsSinger, Milton B., Cohn, Bernard S., University of Chicago. Committee on Southern Asian Studies., Wenner-Glen Foundation for Anthropological Research, New York.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT"720"S8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 507 p. :
    Number of Pages507
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20001918M
    LC Control Number67017604

    Social change- Wilbert Moore Buy Now; Social Movements and social transformations- MSA Rao Social aspects of development - M.S Gore Buy Now; Protest and change: Studies in social movements- T.K Oommen Buy Now; Structure and change in Indian society- Milton Singer and Bernard Cohn Buy Now; Inequality and social change- Andre Beteille Buy Now. the world power structure, in terms of geography, logistics and military manpower. The British were not averse to Indian economic development if it increased their markets but refused to help in areas where they felt there was conflict with their own economic interests or political security.

    The picture of India often reflects the observer’s own interests, which tends to distort understanding of how Indians experience their lives and what they strive for. This book has drawn from various sources in order to present diverse social and cultural factors which affect India’s future. For example, the British Raj () brought about vast changes in the country’s economic, political and cultural spheres. India’s independence from the British in was accompanied by the partition of India and Pakistan into the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan respectively.

    changes that have taken place in India. The book will aid me in retrieving information on India’s history, its complex caste system, and how religion, economic, and politics play a role in shaping the stratification system of India. Dumont, L. Homo hierarchicus: the caste system and its implications. Chicago, IL: The.   The culture of India is the oldest culture of the world around 5, years. Indian culture is considered as the first and supreme culture of the world. There is a common saying about India that “Unity in Diversity” means India is a diverse country where people of many religions live together peacefully with their own separate cultures.


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and the emergence of complicated new patterns of culture. Indian society and political development were recognized by Europeans in the eighteenth century as being at relatively the same level as European Cited by: 4.

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Harper --[The structure of intercaste relations] --Caste regions of the North Indian Plain / Joseph E. The chapters in this book show that the study of Indian society reveals novel forms of social structure change.

They introduce methods and theories that may well encourage social scientists to 5/5(1). The chapters in this book show that the study of Indian society reveals novel forms of social structure change.

They introduce methods and theories that may well encourage social scientists to extend the study of change in Indian society to the study of change in other areas."--Provided by publisher. Caste - India.; India - Social conditions. OCLC Number: Notes: "Papers were presented to a conference on social structure and social change in India held at the University of Chicago, June".

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Indian political culture has gone through varied changes since the pre independence era till the contemporary time. India arrived at Independence after a long struggle and with a multiplicity of heritages and legacies which influenced its post-Independence course in intricate ways.

Changes In Indian Culture that are Positive for Indian Society A few Centuries ago “Sati pratha” was abolished and “widow remarriage” was approved.

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the pace of this change. India has a rich cultural heritage and is a land of diversities. The diversity in social life is reflected in multi-social, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-caste nature of the society.

The important features of the Indian social structure are-predominant rural habitation. Organizational Culture: The Indian Perspective Shalini Kumar Techno India University, EM4, Sector-V, Salt Lake, Kolkata Corresponding Author: Shalini Kumar Abstract: Over the past three decades’ organization culture has been studied broadly by the researchers.

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Due to Western impact, India was more progressive in out-look and attitude. social and cultural change in India. Srinivas has consistently decried the growing tendency to give what he calls a book view of Indian society and culture in which attempts to interpret existing social institutions in terms of ancient scriptures or sacred books are made.

Srinivas thinks this sort of book view has given rise to pseudo. The culture of India refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities present in 's languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food and customs differ from place to place within the country.

Indian culture, often labelled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has been influenced by. In that era the image of the social structure of India was codified by two books. During the late fourth century Kautilya, who is said to have been the prime minister Chanakya, wrote the Arthasastra, a Treatise on the Good, which was rediscovered in Singer Milton and Cohen B.S.

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