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Mysore Tribes and Castes (5 Vols-Set)

L K A Iyer

Published by Mittal, New Delhi, 2005
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Contents Vol. I. Preface. 1. Racial history. 2. The cultural geography of Mysore. 3. Caste. 4. Population. 5. Marriage and family. 6. Marriage and family (contd.). 7. Totemism. 8. Magic. 9. Animism. 10. Religion. 11. Religion (contd.) festivals and fasts. 12. Funeral customs. 13. Occupation. 14. Village community in Mysore. 15. Evolution of taste in dress and ornaments. 16. Food games and dancing. Appendix Criminal tribes. Vol. II. 1. Agasa (washerman) (Agasa Lingayat). 2. Aradhya (Brahman). 3. Arasu (Kshatriya). 4. Are (cultivator). 5. Bairagi (mendicant). 6. Bakkaru (cultivator). 7. Banajiga Telugu (trader) Banajiga Canarese. 8. Banjara (pack carrier). 9. Beda (hunter). 10. Besta (fisherman). 11. Bhatrazu (bard and genealogist). 12. Bili Magga (weaver). 13. Billava (toddy drawer priest). 14. Brahman (Smarta) Brahman (Sri Vaishnava) Brahman (Madhva) Brahman (Tulu Brahman). 15. Budubudukki (a low class of beggars and foretellers). Vol. III. 1. Indian Christian (Roman Catholics). 2. Indian Christian (Protestant). 3. Darzi (tailor). 4. Dasari (religious mendicant). 5. Devanga (weaver). 6. Dombar (acrobat). 7. Gangadikara Okkalu (cultivator). 8. Ganiga (oil presser). 9. Golla (herdsman). 10. Kadu Golla (herdsman a forest tribe). 11. Gondhali (religious mendicant). 12. Goniga (gunny bag weaver). 13. Gosayi (religious mendicant). 14. Gudikara (sandalwood carver). 15. Hallikar or Hallikar Okkaligas (cultivator). 16. Hale Paika (palm tapper). 17. Hasalar (forest tribe). 18. Helava (low class mendicant). 19. Holeya (labourer). 20. Idiga (toddy drawer). 21. Iraliga or Iruliga (dark man). 22. Jain (reformed Hindu sect). 23. Jambava (a Holeya priest). 24. Jangala (low caste). 25. Jetti (wrestler). 26. Jingar (chitragar of painter craftsman). 27. Handi Jogi (a vagrant mendicant). 28. Kahar (palanquin bearer and household servant). 29. Kare Okkalu (labourer in betel nut gardens). 30. Kacha Gauliga (buffalo herdsman). 31. Gauliga (herdsman). 32. Killekyata (river fisherman). 33. Komati (merchant and shop keeper). 34. Koracha (carrier and wandering criminal). Vol. IV. 1. Kotte Okkalu (agriculturist). 2. Kumbara (potter). 3. Kunchitiga (agriculturist and trader). 4. Kuruba (a pastoral tribe of shepherds). 5. Kadu Kuruba (a wild tribe). 6. Ladar (trader in horses and merchant). 7. Lingayat (Virasaiva). 8. Madiga (barbarian). 9. Mahratta (soldier cultivator and service). 10. Mailari (mendicant). 11. Maleru (an out caste Brahmin community). 12. Maleru (a wild tribe). 13. Mallava (a Lingayat sub caste). 14. Medar (basket maker). 15. Mochi (leather worker). 16. Modaliyar (agricultural caste of the Tamil districts). 17. Mondaru (mendicant). 18. Morasu Okkalu (agriculturist). 19. Musalman. 20. Nadu Gauda (agriculturist). 21. Nagartha (trader). 22. Nattuvan (dancer). 23. Nayinda (barber). 24. Panchala (artisan). 25. Parivar (agriculturist and fisherman). 26. Patnulkaran (silk and velvet weaver). 27. Patvegar (weaver). 28. Rachewar (Rajavar) (Kshatriya). 29. Reddi (Telugu agriculturist). 30. Sadaru (agriculturist trader). 31. Salahuva Vakkalu (iron miners). 32. Sale (weaver). 33. Sanyasi (a tribe of mendicants). 34. Satani (a caste of temple servants). 35. Sholiga (wild tribe). 36. Sudugadu Siddha (a tribe of mendicants). 37. Thammadi (A caste of temple servants pujaris). 38. Tigala (a tribe of kitchen and flower gardeners). 39. Togata (weaver of coarse cloths). 40. Torea (fisherman and palanquin bearer). 41. Uppara (worker in salt pan). 42. Vader (priests and Jangams of the Lingayat community). 43. Vodda (earth digger). Vol. V. 1. Subject index and glossary of vernacular terms. 2. Names of endogamous groups. 3. Abbreviations of the names of the tribes and castes. 4. Names of exogamous clans. 5. Bibliography. To the student of ethnography and evolution of culture Mysore unfolds a region of extraordinary and absorbing interest. Though from very early times the social life in the area remained exposed to a variety of effects and influences it has succee. Bookseller Inventory # 57118

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Title: Mysore Tribes and Castes (5 Vols-Set)

Publisher: Mittal, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardbound

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