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Chapter 4 Early Societies in South Asia
 
Harappan Society and its neighbors, ca. 2000 B.C.E
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indo-European Migrations
 
 
The Vedic Age
 
 
 
Varna – The Caste System <ul><li>Origins in Aryan domination of Dravidians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brahmin, Priest </li></ul...
 
 
Patriarchy in Ancient Indian Society <ul><li>“ rule of the father” </li></ul><ul><li>Enforced in the  The Lawbook of Manu ...
Sati (“Suttee”)
Religion
Indra
Varuna
Upanishads
Brahman – the Universal  Soul
 
 
 
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    1. 1. Chapter 4 Early Societies in South Asia
    2. 3. Harappan Society and its neighbors, ca. 2000 B.C.E
    3. 12. Indo-European Migrations
    4. 15. The Vedic Age
    5. 19. Varna – The Caste System <ul><li>Origins in Aryan domination of Dravidians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brahmin, Priest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kshatriya, Warrior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vaishya, Merchant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shudra, Commoner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harijan: “Untouchables; Pariahs” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jati subsystem of castes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Related to urbanization, increasing social and economic complexity </li></ul></ul>
    6. 22. Patriarchy in Ancient Indian Society <ul><li>“ rule of the father” </li></ul><ul><li>Enforced in the The Lawbook of Manu </li></ul><ul><li>Overwhelmed Harappan matriarchy? </li></ul><ul><li>Caste, Jati, inheritance through male line </li></ul>
    7. 23. Sati (“Suttee”)
    8. 24. Religion
    9. 25. Indra
    10. 26. Varuna
    11. 27. Upanishads
    12. 28. Brahman – the Universal Soul
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