The decline of Nair dominance: society and politics in Travancore 1847-1908

Jeffrey, Robin

₹ 595.00

This book tells the story of how a longstanding matrilineal society, in;which women provided the reference point for the control of property, began;to crumble in the late nineteenth century, eaten away by the demands of a;modernized state and ridiculed by foreign missionaries and Hindu critics;from elsewhere.

ISBN 13: 9789350980347

ISBN 10: 9350980347

Year: 2022

Language: ENGLISH

Pages etc.: Reprint of 1976: xxvii+393p., (2)maps, (10)tables, (2)figs.,abb., app., gloss., bibl., ind., 23cm

Binding: Paperback

Subject(s): History

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