Journals Higher Education

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11 May 1995

288 Pages | 4 maps, 36 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195092837


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Water and Womanhood

Religious Meanings of Rivers in Maharashtra

Anne Feldhaus

Feldhaus examines the role of certain "domestic" values in the religious meanings of rivers in Maharashtra, a large region of western India. Feldhaus draws both on written religious texts and on a wide range of oral, iconographic , and ritual materials gathered in the course of field work in India.

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