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Sati : a historical anthology

Author: Andrea Major
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Contributed articles; with reference to India.
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Sati.
New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608370224
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Major
ISBN: 0195678958 9780195678956
OCLC Number: 123377685
Description: lv, 465 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sati in ancient and medieval India --
Early modern and colonial accounts --
Debating abolition (1805-30) --
Sati in the princely states --
Sati in the era of nationalism --
Literary representations --
Sati in contemporary India, Roop Kanwar, and beyond.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Major.
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The importance given to Sati in 'Western' accounts, and the significance of its ethos within Indian culture, has meant that this rite has had multple meanings. This anthology explores some of these  Read more...

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