The Power of Gender and the Gender of Power: Explorations in Early Indian History

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This volume examines the ways in which relations of power were conceptualized in early India and shows how gender was envisaged in this conceptualization. Arranged chronologically, the essays are grouped into two sections. The first focuses on a gendered analysis of institutions and processes, ranging from the household to urbanism and renunciatory traditions-areas which are critical for an understanding of early Indian history. The second section highlights strategies of textual analysis. It shows how most socio-religious ...

The Power of Gender and the Gender of Power: Explorations in Early Indian History 2010, OUP India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780198066767

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