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Sakuntal Narasimhan

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Sati - Widow Burning in India

Written by Sakuntal Narasimhan


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 1, 1992
Price: $15.00

“Bombay journalist Narasimhan here offers an unnerving, carefully documented study of the Indian ritual whereby widows bring glory on themselves and their families by self-immolation on the pyres of their dead husbands. According to the author, the Hindi scriptures, which evolved from the second millennium B.C. to the second millennium A.D.... Read more >
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