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Wives, Widows, and Concubines: The Conjugal Family Ideal in Colonial India

Mytheli Sreenivas
Format
Book
Published
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.
Language
English
Series
Contemporary Indian Studies
ISBN
0253351189 (cloth : alk. paper), 0253219728 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Situating families
  • Colonizing the family : kinship, household, and state
  • Conjugality and capital : defining women's rights to family property
  • Nationalizing marriage : Indian and Dravidian politics of conjugality
  • Marrying for love : emotion and desire in women's print culture
  • Conclusion: Families and history.
Description
xii, 169 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-161) and index.
Technical Details
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