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Published: 11 May 1995

288 Pages | 4 maps, 36 illus.

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

ISBN: 9780195092837

Bookseller Code (04)


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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