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social life of women in early medieval Bengal

Shahanara Husain

social life of women in early medieval Bengal

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Published by Asiatic Society of Bangladesh in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Bengal
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- India -- Bengal -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- India -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.,
    • Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShahanara Husain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1744.B4 H87 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 156 p. :
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2359306M
      LC Control Number86900681

      IVVol. Edward Terry refers to the flourishing condition of dyeing industry of Bengal. In Brhadaranyaka Upanishad we are told about the learned lady Gargi Vacaknavi, who held discussions with Yajnavalkya and nonplussed him with her searching questions. The common people lived in huddles of mud and reeds.

      It was fastened in numerous patterns. He demonstrated that the system of polygamy without restriction was not sanctioned by the ancient Hindu Shastras. In short we can say that though the freedom of the women was considerably restricted, it was not completely denied to them. This urbanisation was accompanied by the rise of new ascetic movements, including Jainism and Buddhismwhich challenged the primacy of rituals, presided by Brahmin priests, that had come to be associated with Vedic religion, [7] and gave rise to new religious concepts.

      The family of a Brahaman included a number of students as well. The invasion of the English into the private trade of the country, their abuse of Dustaks etc. Mahalingam T. Red stone quarries were there in Rajasthan and Fathepur.


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