ISBN 9788132104391,Indigenous Roots of Feminism : Culture, Subjectivity and Agency

Indigenous Roots of Feminism : Culture, Subjectivity and Agency

Author:

Jasbir Jain

Publisher:

SAGE India

Rs795

Publisher

SAGE India

Publication Year 2011
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788132104391

ISBN-10 8132104390
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 341 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Gender studies

An exploration of the historical sources across India's composite culture that have shaped the female self. Beginning with the "Upanishads", it deals with several foundational texts such as the epics and their retellings, "Manusmriti", "Natya Sastra" and the literature of the Bhakti Movement to trace the histories of feminist questionings.
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