ABBE J.A. DUBOIS
Title: Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies: The Classic First-Hand Account of India in the Early Nineteenth Century
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Dover Publications 2002-05-08
0486421155 / 9780486421155
Seller ID: 20070831121376
Based on an 1815 manuscript by a French missionary, this comprehensive work offers a unique panorama of early-19th-century Indian life. Caste system, ceremonial procedures, rules and etiquette, marriage, fasting, widowhood, funerary rites, literature, religion, much more. Index. 6 Appendices.