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0930_caste - relationship to agricultural surplus Tuesday November 2 2010 Tuesday November 2 2010 Status System in Japan • mibun ਎෼ =

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Caste and Status The Social Hierarchy of Purity in India and Japan Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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Caste as ideology Distinctive blue homes of Brahmin elite, Jodphur Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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the varnas Brahmin (priest) Kshatriya (warrior) Vaisha (merchant) Shudra (laborer) Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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Dalits, “the suppressed” also known as “untouchables” or “outcastes” Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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caste as Orientalism “caste” = Portuguese word meaning “kind” or “breed” British “caste typing” Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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caste in practice
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Unformatted text preview: relationship to agricultural surplus Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Status System in Japan • mibun ਎෼ = “status” • based on notions of ritual purity, also inFuenced by Confucian hierarchy • shinôkôshô ɹ࢜೶޻঎ Tuesday, November 2, 2010 samurai Tuesday, November 2, 2010 peasants/agriculturalists Tuesday, November 2, 2010 artisan Tuesday, November 2, 2010 merchant Tuesday, November 2, 2010 eta Tuesday, November 2, 2010 hinin Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Tuesday, November 2, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ASIA 150 taught by Professor Hewison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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0930_caste - relationship to agricultural surplus Tuesday November 2 2010 Tuesday November 2 2010 Status System in Japan • mibun ਎෼ =

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