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Kinship and History in South Asia: Four LecturesThomas R. Trautmann, Editor 1974 Open access edition funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Open Book Program
Brendra E. F. Beck contributes a study of the "kinship nucleus" in Tamil folklore, Levi-Straussian both in its treatment of kinship and of mythology.
George L. Hart's study of woman and the sacred in the ancient Tamil literature of the Sangam attempts to elucidate this literature in its own terms, and also to relate it to Beck's "kinship nucleus."
Thomas R. Trautmann presents a critical examination of the evidence for cross-cousin marriage in early North India, attempting to determine historical fact from literary materials.
Narendra K. Wagle offers a survey of the kinship categories to be found in the Pali Jatakas.
- Michigan Papers on South and Southeast Asia
- 978-0-88386-417-3 (paper)
- 978-0-472-90217-0 (open access)
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