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Sati, the blessing and the curse : the burning of wives in India

This is a collection of essays on the phenomenon of sati (or suttee), the burning of wives in India. The contributors, who include both American and Indian scholars, address basic questions about this controversial phenomenon and the moral issues it involves
eBook, English, 1994
Oxford University Press, New York, 1994