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The Remembered Village

M.N. Srinivas


This book is about Rampura, a multi-caste village in princely Mysore (now part of Karnataka) as it was in 1948, the year when M. N. Srinivas did fieldwork there. As so often in human affairs, and in scholarly and scientific history, an accident opens the path to a solution; in this case, a fire that destroyed the author's notes led him to write this book. Professor Srinivas's monograph, based on the human mind's extraordinary capacity to bring forth significant details of the past, is a major ethnographic portrait woven from a sea of original data and purposeful seeking after a description of ... More

Keywords: anthropology, Rampura, M. N. Srinivas, human affairs, ethnography, social stratification, caste, social relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780198077459
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M.N. Srinivas, author
Former J.R.D Tata Visiting Fellow at the National Institue of Advanced Studies, Bangalore