Caste
Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, hereditary transmission of a lifestyle which often includes an occupation, ritual status in a hierarchy and customary social interac...
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Caste system in India
The caste system in South Asia is a system of social stratification whichhistorically separated communities into thousands of endogamous hereditary groups called jātis, usually the term is created by...
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Varna in Hinduism
Varna is the term for the four broad class into which traditional Hindu society is divided.The four varnas are:This quadruple division is the ancient division of society into "principal castes"; it i...
Jati
Jāti are the thousands of clans, tribes, communities and sub-communities in India.Jati or JATI may also refer to:
Nepalese caste system
The Nepalese caste system is complex and continues the traditional system of social stratification of Nepal. The caste system defines social classes by a number of hierarchical endogamous groups often...
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Ethnicity and caste in Nepal
The Nepalese caste system is complex and continues the traditional system of social stratification of Nepal. The caste system defines social classes by a number of hierarchical endogamous groups often...
Ethnicity and caste in Nepal - Wikipedia
Caste system in Sri Lanka
The caste system in Sri Lanka is a system of social stratification that existed from ancient Ceylon up until the colonial times and later. Traces of the caste systems are still visible in present day ...
Caste system among South Asian Muslims
Contrary to Qur'anic worldview, there is a system of social stratification among some Muslim communities that has similarity to the caste systems around the world.Religious, historical and sociocultur...
Balinese caste system
The Balinese caste system is a system of social organization similar to the Indian caste system. However, India's caste system is far more complicated than Bali's, and there are only four Balinese ca...
Feudal Japan hierarchy
Society during the Edo period (or Tokugawa period) in Japan was ruled by strict customs and regulations intended to promote stability. Confucian ideas provided the foundation for a system of strict so...
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Baekjeong
The baekjeong (백정) were an “untouchable” outcaste group of Korea, often compared with the burakumin of Japan and the dalits of India and Nepal.
Before the Mongol invasions in the mid-thirteenth ce...
Al-Akhdam
Al-Akhdam, Akhdam or Achdam (singular Khadem, meaning "servant" in Arabic; also called Al-Muhamasheen, "the marginalized ones") is a social group in Yemen, distinguished from the majority by its membe...
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Casta
Casta ([ˈkasta], [ˈkaʃtɐ, ˈkastɐ]) is a Spanish and Portuguese term used in 17th and 18th centuries mainly in Spanish America and Spanish Philippines to describe as a whole the mixed-race people which...
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Caste system in Africa
Caste system in Africa varies from one community to the next. Some societies have a markedly developed strict caste system between groups of differing origins, whereas others are characterized by a lo...
Feudalism
Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries. Broadly defined, it was a way of structuring society around relationshi...
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List of Kapus
Kapu refers to a social grouping of the Telaga and Balija subcastes found primarily in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kapus speak Telugu and are primarily an agrarian community, forming ...
Rodiya
Rodi or Rodiya are one of the widely reported untouchable social group or caste amongst the Sinhalese people of Sri Lanka. Their status was very similar to all the Untouchable castes of India with seg...
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Boyar (caste)
The Boyar are a caste with origins in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh India.
Kharwar
Kharwar is a community found in the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Delhi and Chhattisgarh.
The anthropologists consider the...
Karmani
Karmani is the most superior caste of Maheshwaris; who are known for their hard and great success in business, education, science, arts and medical. Majority of Karmani live in Mithi (Thar), while two...
Rajaka
Rajaka, also Hena and Rada, is a minority Sri Lankan and Indian caste. "Rajas" means dirt in Sinhala and Pali or Sanskrit and "Rajaka" means the removers of dirt.They collected cloths by traveling hom...
Pistra
Pistras, or Pistra are ancient Iranian classes, somewhat similar to the Caste system in India.
Kamrupi Brahmins
Kamrupi Brahmins (Kāmarūpī Brāhmaṇa) (Sanskrit: कामरुपी ब्राह्मण) are also known as Kamarupi Brahmana and Kamrupi Bamon. They were nomadic Brahmins whom settled in Kamarupa in pre-historic times. They...
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Priestly caste
The priestly caste is a social group responsible for officiating over sacrifices and leading prayers or other religious functions, particularly in nomadic and tribal societies.In some cases, as with t...