Marriage and family in India

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Oxford University Press, 1966 - Family & Relationships - 395 pages
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Traces the history of polygyny and polyandry amongst Hindus and Muslims against a background of economic circumstance and religious belief. Child-marriage, early widowhood and joint-family are discussed.... [N]ew chapters on the status of woman and family in an urban setting ... have been added.--From publisher's description.

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The Hindu View of Life
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Asramas
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The Muslim Social Outlook
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