Gender, Caste, and Religious Identities: Restructuring Class in Colonial Punjab

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Oxford University Press, Jan 11, 2002 - Social Science - 231 pages
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The book studies the interplay of gender, caste, and religious identities in colonial Punjab. It focuses on the middle-class and how it brings into play gender and caste norms to counter the erosion of its economic advatages, and the subservience of its social and religious institutions under colonialism.

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Contents

Gender Caste and Religious Identities in Punjab
15
Killing Gifting or Selling Daughters
47
Ascetic Widowhood or Widow Remarriage?
82
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About the author (2002)

Anshu Malhotra is at Dehli University.

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