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by Joerg Fisch


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Following into death" is an ancient and widespread custom which entails one or more people - voluntarily or involuntarily - following a dead man or woman into death. The event is ritualized as a public act. The decisive feature is not the manner of dying but the intent, which is to accompany a dead person into the hereafter. Burning Women" explores how this custom - of which the Indian Hindu custom of sati, or widow burning, is the best known example - has existed in various forms in most parts of the world.

Burning Women explores how this custom - of which the Indian Hindu custom of sati, or widow burning, is the best . Joerg Fisch is Professor of Modern History at University of Zurich.

Burning Women explores how this custom - of which the Indian Hindu custom of sati, or widow burning, is the best known example - has existed in various forms in most parts of the world. The practice of widow-burning combines strong spiritual beliefs in the hereafter with the more secular power struggles of this world, both between the sexes and social groups. Widow burning in India has long been passionately debated, but its practice in other parts of the world has been neglected. He has published widely on the history of international law. He is currently working on the history of human rights in the 20th century.

Joerg Fisch PART II: Widow Burning In India Sources, Presentation and Terminology 1. he history of widow burning 1. natomy of a custom 1. ackgrounds and Origins 1. he.

Distributed for Seagull Books. Burning Women is the first history of the anthropological, religious, social and political contexts of widow-burning across the world. PART II: Widow Burning In India Sources, Presentation and Terminology 1. he struggle against widow burning: the end without an end 1. ummary 1. utlook: Following into death - a custom between religion, class struggle and gender struggle.

Burning women Fisch, Joerg Неизвестно 9781905422036 : A global history of widow-sacrifice from ancient .

Burning women Fisch, Joerg Неизвестно 9781905422036 : A global history of widow-sacrifice from ancient times to the present. Описание: A man s anatomy is a lot easier to understand than his mind, and knowing what s going on down there is just as important to a happy relationship as figuring out the deeper meaning of his every word.

Women : A Global History of Widow-Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the Present.

Burning Women : A Global History of Widow-Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the Present. Following into death" is an ancient and widespread custom which entails one or more people - voluntarily or involuntarily - following a dead man or woman into death.

These translations belong to our time. Burning Women: A Global History of Widow Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the. A keen poetic sensibility repeatedly quickens them; and without this inner fire the most academically flawless rendering is dead. -Warren D. Anderson, American Oxonian. are fresh, unpretentious, above all, functional. Grene is one of the great translators. -Conor Cruise O'Brien, London Sunday Times. Все результаты Поиска книг Google Об авторе (1959).

Burning Women: A Global History of Widow Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the. During this time, he published his first book of poetry, Suits for the Dead. His first novel, Rochelle, or Virtue Rewarded, was published in 1966

Burning Women: A Global History of Widow Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the. His first novel, Rochelle, or Virtue Rewarded, was published in 1966. He has written about 100 works of fiction, poetry, and poetry and drama in translation including Alice at 80, The Cock Book, Falling from Silence: Poems, The Latin Odes of Jean Dorat, Milton's Latin Poems, and Three Greenlandic Poets.

Unlike some history books Hutton provides plenty of resources to support .

Unlike some history books Hutton provides plenty of resources to support his views and evidence so you can walk away feeling assured you’re being treated to a fuller context of the truth rather than a biased viewpoint. 24 people found this helpful. These women needed help from their relatives and neighbours but when they asked for it or went begging for help they were refused.

Burning Women: A Global History of Widow Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the Present. Translated by Rekha Kamath Rajan. London,Seagull Books, 2006. Thompson, Edward John. A Historical and Philosophical Enquiry into the Hindu Rite of Widow-burning. Boston: G. Allen & Unwin, 1928. Sati: The Story of Godarvari in Devi: Goddesses of India, eds. John Hawley and Donna Wulff, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

"Following into death" is an ancient and widespread custom which entails one or more people - voluntarily or involuntarily - following a dead man or woman into death. The event is ritualized as a public act. The decisive feature is not the manner of dying but the intent, which is to accompany a dead person into the hereafter. Burning Women explores how this custom - of which the Indian Hindu custom of sati, or widow burning, is the best known example - has existed in various forms in most parts of the world.

The practice of widow-burning combines strong spiritual beliefs in the hereafter with the more secular power struggles of this world, both between the sexes and social groups. Widow burning in India has long been passionately debated, but its practice in other parts of the world has been neglected. Burning Women is the first history of the anthropological, religious, social and political contexts of widow-burning across the world.

Burning Women: A Global History of Widow-Sacrifice from Ancient Times to the Present ebook
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