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Given to the Goddess: South Indian Devadasis and the Sexuality of Religion

Lucinda Ramberg
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
0822357240, 9780822357247, 9780822357100, 0822357100
Contents
  • Introduction: gods, gifts, trouble
  • Yellamma and her sisters
  • Yellamma, her wives, and the question of religion
  • Tantra, Shakta, Yellamma
  • Sexual economy, sexual agency, and the "traffic" in women
  • Kinship trouble
  • Troubling kinship.
Description
xiv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-269) and index.
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