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Elite politics in rural India : political stratification and political alliances in Western Maharashtra

Author: Anthony T Carter
Publisher: London ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1974.
Series: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the system of political stratification and the pattern of political alliances in rural Western Maharashtra. Based on fieldwork in a large village, a nearby market town and taluka  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Anthony T.
Elite politics in rural India.
London ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)732916923
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony T Carter
ISBN: 052120366X 9780521203661
OCLC Number: 1204210
Notes: A Revision of the author's thesis, Cambridge University.
Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Part I. Introduction: 1. The problem; 2. The region: Girvi, Phaltan Taluka and Western Maharashtra; Part II. Aspects of Political Stratification: 3. Political arenas and the political class; 4. Caste status and distribution; 5. Land, labour, credit and share capital; 6. Descent groups and affinal networks; Part III. Political Alliances: 7. Vertical alliances; 8. Horizontal alliances; 9. Alliances and political stratification; 10. Conclusions; Map of main Girvi settlement area; Appendix; Notes; References; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in social anthropology, no. 9.
Responsibility: Anthony T. Carter.
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