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Author Whitaker, Jarrod.

Title Strong arms and drinking strength : masculinity, violence, and the body in ancient India / Jarrod L. Whitaker
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2011]
copyright 2011
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Description 1 online resource
Summary This book considers the ritualized poetic construction of male identity in the Rigveda, India's oldest Sanskrit text, and argues that an important aspect of early Vedic life involves the sustained promotion and embodiment of what it means to be a true man
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 11, 2011)
Subject Vedas. RĖĨgveda -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Masculinity in the Vedas.
Soma in the Vedas.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199895274 ebook
0199895279 ebook