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  • Emergence of shrines in rural Tamil Nadu: A study of little traditions.
    Bhai, L. Thara (1995)
    Sociological Bulletin 44:1: 79-85. [In Rowena Robinson (ed.) Sociology of Religion in India. New Delhi: Sage, 2004, pp. 165-173]

    Describes 3 cults originating in Tamil Nadu in the 20th century that focus on extraordinary persons.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Charisma; Cult; Folk religion; India, Tamil-Nadu; Shrine; Little tradition
  • Catholic saints and the Hindu village pantheon in rural Tamil Nadu, India.
    Mosse, David (1994)
    Man 29: 301-332.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; India, Tamil-Nadu; Saints; Catholic, India; Rural
  • The non-Brahmin Movement and Desacralization.
    Pillai, Mary (1982)
    Social Compass 29:4: 349-368.

    Historical sociology of events in Tamil-Nadu.

    Associated Search Terms: Hindu, India; Social movement; India, Tamil-Nadu; Historical; Stratification
  • The Effect of the Caste System on Conversions to Christianity in Tamilnadu.
    Lemercinier, Geneviève (1981)
    Social Compass 28:2/3: 237-268.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Tamil-Nadu; Catholic, India; Caste; Conversion
  • Religion and the Reproduction of Social Structures. Catholicism and the Structure of Caste in an Area of South India.
    Houtart, François, and Geneviève Lemercinier (1980)
    In Gregory Baum (ed.), Work and Religion (Concilium 131). New York: Seabury; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, pp. 33-42.

    Examines the success of Catholic missions in Tamil-Nadu since the 16the century.

    Associated Search Terms: Caste; Historical; Catholic, India; India, Tamil-Nadu; Missions
  • The South Indian Temple, Authority, Honour and Redistribution.
    Appadurai, Arjun, and Carol Appadurai Breckenridge (1976)
    Contributions to Indian Sociology 10:2: 187-211.

    Based on 1973-74 field work at the Sri Minaski-Sundaresvarar Temple, Madurai (Tamil Nadu), & the Sri Parthasarathi Svami Temple, Madras City.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Tamil-Nadu, Madurai; Participant observation; Hindu, India; India, Madras, Madras; Authority
  • Brahmin Priest of Tamil Nadu.
    Subramanian, Kuppu (1975)
    New York: Halsted.

    Associated Search Terms: India, Tamil-Nadu; Hindu, India; Clergy
  • Islamization and Muslim ethnicity in south India.
    Mines, Mattison (1975)
    Man 10:3: 404-418.

    Associated Search Terms: Mobility (vertical); Tamil, India; Ethnic; Stratification; India, Tamil-Nadu; Islam, India
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