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Malavika Karlekar
FROM HIERARCHY TO STRATIFICATION by D.B. Miller Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1976, 211 pp., 60.00
April 1976, volume 1, No 2

In a world of growing interest in urban problems such as pollution and environmental hazards, it is good to know that the Indian village continues to attract the social anthropologist. D.B. Miller’s revised doctoral dissertation is a study in minute ethnographic detail: whether he is talking informally about the impact of electricity on Badipur’s social life, or on a more serious plane of various Jat thoks and their relative dominance, his capacity for absorbing detail is admirable,

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