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The householder's world : purity, power, and dominance in a Nepali village

Author: John N Gray
Publisher: Dehli ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford India paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Study conducted in Banaspati village of Nepal.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John N Gray
ISBN: 9780195695991 0195695992
OCLC Number: 229464558
Description: xiv, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Ontology and the cultural construction of the domestic domain --
The dharma of the household --
Begetting children and domestic kinship --
The domestic enterprise : community responsibility and the political-economy of the household --
Silwal brotherhood : Kholagaun Hamlet --
Banaspati village : purity, dependency and power --
Retrospect and prospect.
Series Title: Oxford India paperbacks.
Responsibility: John N. Gray.
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This volume is an anthropological analysis of societies in Nepal. It portrays how experience formulated in domestic practices suffused social relations between households.  Read more...

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