Geog unit2

Geog unit2 - Geog. Test 2 February, 26, 2007 South Asia:...

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February, 26, 2007 South Asia: Demography Table 12.1- o highest pop. South Asia o highest fertility rate- Pakistan, 66 % rural areas pop. Dens map in book o rivers are most densely populated South Asia Caste System hierarchy ranked heredity groups. –socaily ranked groups, born into your group reincarnation- how well you full fill your darma is what you come back to be in the next life. Social fluidity occurs in the the after life. varnas: o Brahmins, - most enlightened, have already been reincarnated, religious leaders and scholars o Kshatriahs, - soldiers and political leaders o vaishyas,- merchants and large scale farmers o sudras- labors, servants crafts men, peasent farmers jatis- subcasts or subgroupings “dalits” or “untouchables”- o do not belong to any caste, o they are so worldly contaminated, they don’t belong to a caste. o They do things like animal butchery, leather production, transporting dead, working in sewer, o they take jobs at night so they don’t see people. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course GEOG 1003 taught by Professor Patzewitsch during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Geog unit2 - Geog. Test 2 February, 26, 2007 South Asia:...

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