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The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

T. N. Madan

Abstract

This Omnibus brings together two of distinguished sociologist T.N. Madan's books on the concept of the householder in Hinduism. A common thread running through the Omnibus is the focus on life and society amongst the Hindu Kashmiri Pandit community. It includes his seminal writings on marriage, kinship, family, and the household in Hindu society. Family and Kinship: A Study of the Pandits of Rural Kashmir is a pioneering and ethnographically rich account of the Indian family, and is considered to be a classic in the field of world anthropology. It is probably the only study of its kind of trad ... More

Keywords: household, Hinduism, Hindu Kashmiri Pandit community, Indian family, Hindu society, Hindu culture, kinship

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780198069409
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.001.0001

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T. N. Madan, author

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