Polyandry in Ancient India

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1988 - Ethnology - 212 pages
Scholars have studied polyandry in modern India with reference to specific areas; but the investigation of its past history in the Indian context remains a desideratum. The present book therefore fills a gap in historical research relating to an institution as interesting as it is ancient as significant as it is slighted, or sought to be swept under the carpet. Based on original sources it clearly and categorically established the prevalence of polyandry amongst Vedic Aryans as also amongst other peoples of the old Indo-European stock.
 

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Contents

What is Polyandry
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c 600 B C 400 A D
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Bibliography
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