Gender, Caste, and Religious Identities: Restructuring Class in Colonial Punjab
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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Gender Caste and Religious Identities in Punjab
Killing Gifting or Selling Daughters
Ascetic Widowhood or Widow Remarriage?
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