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- DescriptionIn many South Asian oral traditions, women are viewed as fragmented identities, dangerously split between virtue and virtuosity. This ethnographical study of women in certain North Indian villages criticizes local ideologies of gender and kinship that place women in subordinate positions.
- Author BiographyGloria Goodwin Raheja is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Minnesota and author of The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation and the Dominant Caste in a North Indian Village (1988). Ann Grodzins Gold is Assistant Professor of Religion at Syracuse University. She is the author of Fruitful Journeys: The Ways of Rajasthani Pilgrims (California, 1988) and A Carnival of Parting: The Tales of King Bharthari and King Gopi Chand (California, 1992).
- Author(s)Ann Grodzins Gold,Gloria Goodwin Raheja
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication29/04/1994
- GenreGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Weight64 g
- Width152 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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