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Contested hierarchies : a collaborative ethnography of caste among the Newars of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal / edited by David N. Gellner and Declan Quigley.

By: Gellner, David N
Contributor(s): Quigley, Declan
Language: English Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1995.Description: xiii, 364p. : ill., maps, tables ; 24cm.ISBN: 0198279604
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Bibl.: p.332-349. - Contents: Introduction / D.N. Gellner; Buddhist merchants in Kathmandu / Todd T. Lewis; Sresthas: heterogeneity among Hindu patron lineages / D. Quigley; Caste and kinship in a Newar village / H. Ishii; Urban peasants: the Maharjans of Kathmandu and Lalitpur / D.N. Gellner, R.P. Pradham; The social organisation of Rajopadhyaya Brahmins / G. Toffin; Sakyas and Vajacaryas / D.N. Gellner; The Citrikars: caste of painters and mask-makers / G. Toffin; Low castes in Lalitpur / D.N. Gellner; Caste organization and the ancient city / D. Quigley.