The Resource Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India, edited by John Stratton Hawley

Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India, edited by John Stratton Hawley

Label
Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India
Title
Sati, the blessing and the curse
Title remainder
the burning of wives in India
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Stratton Hawley
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3370
LC item number
.S27 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hawley, John Stratton
  • Columbia University
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Sati
Label
Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India, edited by John Stratton Hawley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A project of the Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University"--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-202) and index
Contents
The Iconographies of sati / P.B. Courtright -- Comment : A Broader landscape / V. Dehejia -- Die Flambierte Frau : Sati in European culture / D.M. Figueira -- Comment : Sati and the nineteenth-century British self / R.J. Lewis -- Perfection and devotion : Sati tradition in Rajasthan / L. Harlan -- Comment : Good mothers and bad mothers in the rituals of sati / K. McCarthy Brown -- The Roop Kanwar case : Feminist responses / V.T. Oldenburg -- Sati as profit versus sati as a spectacle : The public debate on Roop Kanwar's death / A. Nandy -- Comment : Widows as cultural symbols / A.T. Embree -- Comment : The continuing invention of the sati tradition / V.T. Oldenburg -- Afterword : The mysteries and communities of sati / J.S. Hawley
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 214 p.
Isbn
9780195077711
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper) :
Lccn
92023468
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)26361736
Label
Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India, edited by John Stratton Hawley
Publication
Note
"A project of the Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University"--P. [v]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-202) and index
Contents
The Iconographies of sati / P.B. Courtright -- Comment : A Broader landscape / V. Dehejia -- Die Flambierte Frau : Sati in European culture / D.M. Figueira -- Comment : Sati and the nineteenth-century British self / R.J. Lewis -- Perfection and devotion : Sati tradition in Rajasthan / L. Harlan -- Comment : Good mothers and bad mothers in the rituals of sati / K. McCarthy Brown -- The Roop Kanwar case : Feminist responses / V.T. Oldenburg -- Sati as profit versus sati as a spectacle : The public debate on Roop Kanwar's death / A. Nandy -- Comment : Widows as cultural symbols / A.T. Embree -- Comment : The continuing invention of the sati tradition / V.T. Oldenburg -- Afterword : The mysteries and communities of sati / J.S. Hawley
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 214 p.
Isbn
9780195077711
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper) :
Lccn
92023468
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)26361736

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