Humans, animals and plants
reimann at UCLINK.BERKELEY.EDU
Fri Apr 3 17:17:03 EST 1998
At 04:19 PM 4/3/98 -0500, Alok Kumar wrote:
>I am interested in knowing ancient views (Vedic and Upanishads period) on
>1. Status of women with respect to men in family and society. In
>Hindu religion, goddesses are worshiped, indicating an influential status
>for females. Were they also equal in status for their roles in family and
You should take a look at Stephanie W. Jamison's book "Sacrificed Wife,
Sacrificer's Wife." New York: Oxford University press, 1996.
Read the introduction.
University of California, Berkeley
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