[INDOLOGY] Anthropology of childhood in India

Eugen Ciurtin e.ciurtin at gmail.com
Sat Jan 11 00:25:37 EST 2014


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
http://www.buddhismandsocialjustice.com/SILK/Silk_Child_Abandonment_JAOS_127.3.pdf

https://www.academia.edu/5669933/Scarecrows_Upasakas_Fetuses_and_Other_Child_Monastics_in_Middle-Period_Indian_Buddhism

https://www.academia.edu/4653493/Pregnant_Words_South_Asian_Buddhist_Tales_of_Fertility_and_Child_Protection_Author_s_Amy_Paris_Langenberg_Source_History_of_Religions

Eugen Ciurtin
Institute for the History of Religions, Bucharest



2014/1/10 Viktoria Lysenko <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
>
> --
> 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
> Russia
>
>
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