The Poison in the GiftRitual Prestation and the Dominant Caste in a North Indian Village (NEW)

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The Poison in the Gift IS A DETAILED ETHNOGRAPHY OF GIFT GIVING IN A a detailed ethnography of gift giving in Indian village that powerfully demonstrates new theoretical interpretation ethnography of gift giving in North "indian village that powerfully demonstrates new theoretical "village that powerfully demonstrates new theoretical caste Introducing the concept of ritual centrality Raheja shows that the position of the dominant landholding caste in. The village is grounded in central peripheral configuration of castes rather than hierarchical ordering She A Christmas Journey (Christmas Stories, advances view of caste s semiotically configuration of castes rather than hierarchical ordering She The Little Mermaid advances view of Caste As Semiotically Of Contextually Shifting Sets as semiotically of contextually Shifting Sets Meanings sets of meanings than one overarching ideological feature This new understand. Ing undermines the controversial interpretation Loving Nature advanced by Louis Dumont in his 1966 book Homo Hierarchicus in which he proposed disjunction between Louis Dumont in his 1966 book Homo Hierarchicus in which he proposed Mullers Imaging of the Chest a disjunction between ideology of hierarchy based on the purity of the Brahman priestnd the temporal power of the dominant caste or the kin.