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Hindu widow marriage

Author: Īśvaracandra Bidyāsāgara; Brian A Hatcher
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012.
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Before the passage of the Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act of 1856, Hindu tradition required a woman to live as a virtual outcast after her husband's death. Widows were expected to shave their heads, discard their jewelry, live in seclusion, and undergo regular acts of penance. Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar was the first Indian intellectual to successfully argue against these cruelties. A Sanskrit scholar and passionate  Read more...
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Bidyāsāgara, Īśvaracandra, 1820-1891.
Hindu widow marriage.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011012672
(OCoLC)710816431
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Īśvaracandra Bidyāsāgara; Brian A Hatcher
ISBN: 0231526601 9780231526609
OCLC Number: 769266009
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.

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