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Women In India: Two Perspectives.

Jacobson, Doranne & Wadley, Susan S.

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ISBN 10: 818542537X / ISBN 13: 9788185425375
Published by Manohar, New Delhi, 1992
Used Condition: Good Hardcover
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173 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. INDIA. Two women anthropologists explore unifying themes in the ancient tradition and modern reality of the lives of Indian women. Their essays aae entitled "The Women of North and Central India: Goddesses and Wives," "Women and the Hindu Tradition," "Golden Handprints and Red-Painted Feet: Hindu Childbirth Rituals in Central India," and Hindu Women's Family and Household Rites in a North India Village. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Indian Women, India, Women's Studies, Anthropology, Doranne Jacobson, Susan S. Wadley, Hinduism, Childbirth, Family, Village Life, Widows, Marriage, Hindu Women). Bookseller Inventory # 16873X1

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Title: Women In India: Two Perspectives.

Publisher: Manohar, New Delhi

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Second enlarged edition..

Book Type: book

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Reprint of 1995 edition. In this newly-expanded edition of a highly regarded collection of papers, two women anthropologists explore unifiying themes in the ancient tradition and modern reality of the lives of Indian women. This covers women as goddesses and wives, women and Hindu tradition, Hindu childbirth rituals, and women and jewelry in Central India.

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