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Changing Practices of Meat Consumption among Hindus in a North Indian Town

Chaturvedi, Mohit


The food practices of Hindus in north India have historically been viewed through the prisms of caste and region - high-caste Hindus are vegetarians and while the lowers castes eat meat vegetarianism remains desirable. In recent years these practices, especially a growing consumption of meat, have been explained by reference to increased economic prosperity and the emergence of a 'modern' middle class. Several recent surveys of food practices have unequivocally reported that the relationship...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5f1fff2132ae9


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