Burning women : a global history of widow sacrifice from ancient times to the present

'Burning Women', written by Joerg Fisch, reveals how the ongoing practice of 'widow-burning' is not exclusively Indian but is a global phenomenon. The book also presents a complete history of the practice up to the present day.

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Main Author: Fisch, Jörg.
Language:English
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Summary:'Burning Women', written by Joerg Fisch, reveals how the ongoing practice of 'widow-burning' is not exclusively Indian but is a global phenomenon. The book also presents a complete history of the practice up to the present day.
Item Description:"This book was first published in German as Tödliche Rituale: Die Indische Witwenver Brennung und andere Formen der Totenfolge"--Title page verso.
Physical Description:x, 610 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 518-580) and index.
Published: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2006.
ISBN:1905422024
9781905422029
1905422032
9781905422036

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Call Number: GT3370 .F57 2006
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