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Dowry murder : the imperial origins of a cultural crime

Author: Veena Talwar Oldenburg
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dowry Murder - the killing of a young bride, whose dowry has been deemed insufficient by her groom's family, has long been thought a holdover from a system of Hindu custom fundamentally misogynistic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Veena Talwar Oldenburg
ISBN: 0195150716 0195150724 9780195150711 9780195150728
OCLC Number: 123123820
Description: xv, 261 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: NOOSE ; DOWRY DEATH IN MODERN INDIA
Responsibility: Veena Talwar Oldenburg.

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Oldenburg has a unique and compelling voice as a historian. She has left no stone, or document, unturned in her search for the answers. * Geraldine Forbes, Professor of History, SUNY, Oswego *

 
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