DOI:10.1086/200976
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A Biological Comparison of Eight Endogamous Groups of the Same Rank [and Comments and Replies]
I. Karve, K. C. Malhotra, +14 authors J. C. Sharma
Published 1968
Sociology
Current Anthropology
In order to examine the hypothesis that some Indian groups formerly called "sub-castes" (with the implication of common origin) are in fact separate groups which at different times and places… Expand
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