#caste101 If non-Indians want to understand India's caste system, this essay is a good entry point #india https://aeon.co/essays/how-india-deludes-itself-that-caste-discrimination-is-dead
#caste101 If academic writing does not scare you, please read this canonical paper written by B R Ambedkar in 1916 #india http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00ambedkar/txt_ambedkar_castes.html
#caste101 If you want to understand the caste system and the history of India's anti-caste movement, B R Ambedkar is the most important figure. You can read all his collected works here #india https://www.mea.gov.in/books-writings-of-ambedkar.htm
@h_tejas Thank you for this. I was going to ask for 101 reading.
@h_tejas This is brilliant, thank you for sharing it!
An essay on understanding India's caste 'system' currently tops my list of things I don't wish to learn.
I just can't imagine it doing me any good?
@gemlog Is a perfectly complicated topic that makes our heads spin... But no, I don't see you using it anywhere soon...
@h_tejas excellent article, thank you for sharing
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