Dumont, Louis. Homo Hierarchicus: The Caste System and Its Implications. Complete Revised English edition. Chicago: University of Chicago. LOUIS DUMONT. Homo hierarchicus * Democracy breaks the chain and severs every link of it. Alexis de Tocqueville. 1. Castes and ourselves. <;r!! &dquo; ). Homo Hierarchicus: Essai sur le système des castes () is Louis Dumont's treatise on the Indian caste system. It analyses the caste hierarchy and the.
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Notify me of new posts via email. In effect, if the whole of humanity is deemed present in each man, then each man should be free and all men are equal. Justice and Authority Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: From System to Structure: Dumont moves gracefully from the ethnographic data to the level of the hierarchical ideology encrusted in ancient religious texts which are revealed as the governing conception of the contemporary caste structure.
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After Chapter II: This page was last edited on 22 Augustat On hierarchy in general A new Postface, which sketches the theoretical and comparative aspects of the concept of hierarchy, and three significant Appendixes previously omitted from the English translation dumonnt this innovative and influential work. Dumont engages with the historiography of India and sociological theories of J.
Element and system The place of ideology Place within the whole Language as social semiotic: The Contemporary Trend On the history of vegetarianism Chapter VII: Notes on contact and untouchability Stability and change This edition includes a lengthy new Hpmo in which Dumont reviews the academic discussion inspired by Homo Hierarchicus and answers his critics.
Dumont describes the jajmani system not as economics, but as a hereditary system of labor and relationships, of prestations and counter-prestations. Tocqueville on equality 6.
A new Postface, which sketches the theoretical and comparative aspects of the concept of hierarchy, and three significant Appendixes previously omitted from the English translation complete this innovative and influential work. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
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Retrieved from ” https: This is most evident in his question of the individual. Recent changes as portrayed by Ghurye Isogamy and hypergamy You are commenting using your Twitter account.
The period Hierarchical society and egalitarian society: The sect and its relations to the caste system: Caste and varna Is caste dummont itself? Regional status ranking Census Caste among Muslims Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here By contrast, as soon as a collective end is adopted by several men, their liberty is limited and their equality brought into question.