Family and kinship: a study of the Pandits of rural Kashmir
This is a new, enlarged edition of a pioneering and ethnographically rich account of the Hindu family. First published in 1965, the book describes a typical Kashmiri homeland and examines the composition of, and modes of recruitment to, the household. This second edition includes three new appendices, a revised list of references, and a new index.
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The Present Study 4 Fieldwork 5 Scope
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adoption adult affines agnatic kinship ashnav become behaviour birth Brahmans bride cash ceremony child chulah coparcenary coparcener cousins daugh daughter daughter-in-law death deceased domestic Dumont economic ego's elder endogamy exogamy fact father female agnate fieldwork genealogical gifts girl gotra grandparents Hindu husband important income India inheritance interest joint jural Kashmiri Pandits kotamb land latter live Madan mahant maize male Marhatta marriage married matamal menarche moral mother mother-in-law Muslims natal chulah natal family natal home natal household Neighbourhood non-agnatic occasions one's Pandit household Pandit kinship Pandit society Pandits say parents parents-in-law partition pati patrilineage patrilineal patrilineal kinsmen patriuxorilocally person pollution prestations priests reciprocal marriages regarded relations relationship relatives-in-law residence rites ritual initiation roles rural Kashmir Sanskrit share shraddha siblings sister social sons Srinagar status teth tion Umanagri unilocal unmarried usually Utrassu Utrassu-Umanagri village widow wife wife-givers wife-takers wives woman women