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Religion and Rajput women the ethic of protection in contemporary narratives by Lindsey Harlan

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Published by Munshiram Manoharlal in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religious life and customs,
  • Religion,
  • Rajput Women,
  • Social conditions,
  • Hinduism,
  • Customs and practices,
  • Social structure,
  • Caste

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLindsey Harlan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS432.R3 H37 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 260 p. :
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26573929M
ISBN 108121506131

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  About the Book What is the relationship between caste and gender in the narratives of Rajput woman? During a year and a half of fieldwork in Rajasthan, a parched land dominated by the great Indian Desert, Lindsey Harlan interviewed more than a hundred women from all levels of Rajput society. As the women discussed these rituals, many of them also told Harlan religious myths and stories, drawing parallels between their behavior and that of various Indian heroines. These narratives and the role they play in the women's self-perception are the fascinating and enlightening subject of this book.5/5(1). Religion and Rajput Women by Lindsey Harlan. What is the relationship between caste and gender in the narratives of Rajput woman? During a year and a half of fieldwork in Rajasthan, a parched land dominated by the great Indian Desert, Lindsey Harlan interviewed more than a hundred women from all levels of Rajput society. Religion and Rajput Women (The Ethic of Protection In Contemporary Narratives) About the Book In the present work, the authoress explores the relationship between caste and gender in the narratives of Rajput women.

In following such Rajput customs as drinking alcohol and eating meat, Rajput women reveal the sense in which being a good Rajput equates with being a good woman. Meat and wine incline the Rajput woman to be a passionate and adoring wife. Get this from a library! Religion and Rajput women: the ethic of protection in contemporary narratives. [Lindsey Harlan]. Women, Rajput -- Religion. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Women, Rajput; Religion; Filed under: Women, Rajput -- Religion Religion and Rajput Women: The Ethic of Protection in Contemporary Narratives (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), by Lindsey Harlan (HTML at UC Press); Items below (if any) are from related . Religion and Rajput Women: The Ethic of Protection in Contemporary Narratives. By Lindsey Harlan. University of California Press: Berkeley, etc., Pp. xiv, - Volume 29 Issue 1 - Author: John D. Smith.

Religion and Rajput Women: UC Press E-Books Collection, formerly eScholarship Editions Home Search Browse: Print View: Search within this book Bookbag About Us Help: Religion and Rajput Women: Note on Transliteration and Pronunciation: Acknowledgments. During the Jauhar, Rajput women committed suicide with their children and valuables in massive fire, to avoid capture and abuse in the face of inescapable military defeat and capture. Simultaneously or thereafter, the men would ritually march to the battlefield expecting certain death, which in the regional tradition is called saka. Lindsey Harlan is the author of Religion and Rajput Women ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), From the Margins of Hindu Marriage (4. Home My Books/5(5). Medieval India: Society, Culture and Religion Page 9 There were 21 small kingdoms in Rajasthan. Different Rajputs clans ruled their own kingdom, among them the Sisodias Rajput had ruled in the state of Mewar (now in Udaipur), the Kachwahas Rajput had ruled in .