[INDOLOGY] Anthropology of childhood in India

Prof Laurie Patton, Ph.D. laurie.patton at duke.edu
Sat Jan 11 10:18:31 UTC 2014


These may also be of some use.

Ruby Lal, Coming of Age in Nineteenth Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness (Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013)

Laurie L. Patton, "Hinduism" in Children and Childhood in World Religions: Primary Sources and Texts. Edited by Don S. Browning and Marcia J. Bunge (Rutgers, 2009), pp. 217-77.

Laurie L. Patton
Durden Professor of Indian Religions
Dean, Arts & Sciences
Duke University
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Recent advances in this topic, mainly yet not exclussively on Buddhist sources, were offered by Jonathan Silk, Vanessa Sasson and Amy Langenberg, with some titles freely available, e.g.

“Child Abandonment and Homes for Unwed Mothers in Ancient Indi“Child Abandonment and Homes for Unwed Mothers in Ancient India: Buddhist Sources”, JAOS 127 (2007), no. 3, pp. 297–314



Eugen Ciurtin
Institute for the History of Religions, Bucharest

2014/1/10 Viktoria Lysenko <vglyssenko at yandex.ru<mailto:vglyssenko at yandex.ru>>
Dear colleagues,
A student of mine (not a Sanskritist) wants to write her magister thesis about the childhood of men and childhood of gods in comparative perspective. Could you suggest some special literature on the topic, or some papers on childhood in classical India?
With best regards,

Victoria Lysenko, dr.hab.philos.
Head, Department for Oriental philosophy studies
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Moscow, Volkhonka, 14
Professor, Russian State University for Humanities

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