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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bidyāsāgara, Īśvaracandra, 1820-1891.
Hindu widow marriage.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Īśvaracandra Bidyāsāgara; Brian A Hatcher
|Description:||1 online resource (xxiv, 242 pages)|
|Contents:||Preface; A Word About the Translation; Hindu Categories for First-Time Readers; Chronology: Events Pertaining to the Widow Marriage Movement in Bengal; Introduction; A Short Life of Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar; Widow Marriage in Bengal; Hindu Widow Marriage as Modern-Day Commentary; The Real Significance of Hindu Widow Marriage; Hindu Widow Marriage: The Complete English Translation; Book One; Book Two; Glossary; Bibliography; Index of Sanskrit Passages; Index of Names and Terms.|
|Other Titles:||Vidhavavivaha prachalita haoya uchita ki na etad-vishayaka prastav.|
|Responsibility:||Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar ; a complete translation, with an introduction and critical notes, by Brian A. Hatcher.|
Hindu Widow Marriage threw down a major challenge to popular attitudes about the destinies of widows. It was both denounced by traditionalists and embraced by reformers. In his translation of and