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Play, symbolism, and ritual

Vasumathi K. Duvvury

Play, symbolism, and ritual

a study of Tamil Brahmin women"s rites of passage

by Vasumathi K. Duvvury

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

  • Tamil Nadu (India),
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu
    • Subjects:
    • Hindu women -- India -- Tamil Nadu -- Religious life.,
    • Brahmans -- India -- Tamil Nadu -- Religious life.,
    • Hinduism -- Rituals.,
    • Play -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
    • Hindu symbolism.,
    • Tamil Nadu (India) -- Religious life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVasumathi K. Duvvury.
      SeriesAmerican university studies. Series XI, Anthropology and sociology,, vol. 41, American university studies., vol. 41.
      LC ClassificationsBL1237.46 .D87 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2195090M
      ISBN 100820411086
      LC Control Number89014564

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