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Author Minturn, Leigh.

Title Sita's daughters : coming out of Purdah : the Rajput women of Khalapur revisited / Leigh Minturn ; with the assistance of Swaran Kapoor
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1993

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Description xiii, 371 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: PART I: Constancy and Change -- 1. The Khalapur Rajputs: 1955-1975 -- PART II: Two Villages: Parent's Haven, Husband's Prison -- 2. Marriage: From Daughter to Wife -- 3. Purdah: Respect-Avoidance, Dominance-Submission -- 4. Changing Times -- PART III: Economy -- 5. Land and Dowry -- 6. Domestic Economy: Chores, Chuulus, Cash, and Clothing -- PART IV: Religion -- 7. The Pantheon: One Divinity with Many Names -- 8. Ritual and Recreation -- PART V: Women's Nature -- 9. Women's Nature: Honor and Shakti -- 10. Widows: Rand, Sati, Bhaktani -- PART VI: Health and Education -- 11. Family Planning and Child Health -- 12. Socialization -- 13. Education -- PART VII: Sum and Substance -- 14. Sita's Daughters: A Profile -- 15. Towards Equality
Analysis Uttar Pradesh (India)
Women Social conditions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-361) and indexes
Subject Caste -- India -- Khalapur.
Dowry -- India -- Khalapur.
Caste -- India -- Khalapur.
Purdah -- India -- Khalapur.
Dowry -- India -- Khalapur.
Women, Rajput -- India -- Khalapur -- Economic conditions.
Women, Rajput -- Family relationships -- India -- Khalapur.
Women, Rajput -- India -- Khalapur -- Social conditions.
Khalapur (India) -- Religious life and customs.
Khalapur (India) -- Social life and customs.
Author Kapoor, Swaran.
LC no. 92022147
ISBN 0195078233 (acid-free paper)
0195080351 (paperback: acid-free paper)