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The politics of marriage in medieval India : Gender and Alliance in Rajasthan / Sabita Singh.

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2019.Edition: First editionDescription: xxvii, 291 pages ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 9780199491452
  • 0199491453
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 306.8095440902 23 SIN
Contents:
1. Introduction 2. Political and social structure of medieval Rajasthan 3. Socio-political and economic aspects of marriage 4. Interpretation of marriage rituals in medieval Rajasthan 5. Sati, widowhood, and remarriage 6. Marital and sexual morality in medieval Rajasthan 7. Conclusion.
Summary: This volume seeks to highlight the multicultural ethos of India and its regional variations, by studying different aspects of marriage in Rajasthan. The social structure, the caste positions, the emergence of Rajputs, etc., have been looked into. Customs and practices such as dowry, polygamy, child marriage, and concubinage are examined too.
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1. Introduction 2. Political and social structure of medieval Rajasthan 3. Socio-political and economic aspects of marriage 4. Interpretation of marriage rituals in medieval Rajasthan 5. Sati, widowhood, and remarriage 6. Marital and sexual morality in medieval Rajasthan 7. Conclusion.

This volume seeks to highlight the multicultural ethos of India and its regional variations, by studying different aspects of marriage in Rajasthan. The social structure, the caste positions, the emergence of Rajputs, etc., have been looked into. Customs and practices such as dowry, polygamy, child marriage, and concubinage are examined too.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index.

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