Beyond Hindu and Muslim : Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India

Beyond Hindu and Muslim : Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India

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Questioning the conventional depiction of India as a nation divided between religious communities, Gottschalk shows that individuals living in India have multiple identities, some of which cut across religious boundaries. The stories narrated by villagers living in the northern state of Bihar depict everyday social interactions that transcend the simple divide of Hindu and Muslim.Upper-class women, who often have a Hindi- or Urdu-language education, are usually not allowed outside their homes ... the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays on Gender, Religion, and Culture (New York: Oxford University Press, 1 995). 6.


Title:Beyond Hindu and Muslim : Multiple Identity in Narratives from Village India
Author: Texas Peter Gottschalk Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy Southwestern University
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2000-12-21
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