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Brahmin Women

G.K. Ghosh (Author) Shukla Ghosh (Author)
Synopsis Brahmins are considered as a caste of highest order in accordance to Hindu Chaturbarna system. Though it is normally believed that the Brahmin is a single community, it is not actually so. Besides geographical and linguistic divisions this community is divided and sub-divided into a number of fractions. This aspect is discussed in the book besides mythological stories connected with the origin of this supreme caste. Though considered as supreme caste, the women of this group suffers the most particularly after implementation of Manu Smriti. At the same time social and economic changes had various impact on them more so on women. There was both positive as well as negative impact. The book discusses all these aspects in details considering backgrounds in all respect and suggests suitable action plan with the thought that planners may think appropriate to help the women of Brahmin community to come up.
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About the authors

G.K. Ghosh

G.K. Ghosh, is a Graduate in Chemical Engineering having vast experience in organized sector, small and tiny sector Industries. He was deputed to work for relief and rehabilitation programme of India's two major disasters such as Earthquake in Gujarat and Super Cyclone in Orissa. A prolific writer, who wrote over 40 books covering wide range of subjects, such as Environment, Anthropology, Women Development and so on. Over 50 articles has bee published in journals of repute in English, Oriya and Bengali. He has also presented over 40 papers in India Behavioral Science. He has trained by UNIDO and ILO on Cluster Development in ILO International Training Centre in Turin, Italy.

Shukla Ghosh

Shukla Ghosh, a graduate from University of Calcutta and graduated in light classical music from Prayag Sangeet Samaj, Allahabad. Her papers were accepted in section of Anthropology and Archeology in annual sessions of Indian Science Congress Association. At least two of her papers were on traditional textile of India. She has intimate knowledge on various aspects of Indian textile like embroidery, cross stitch, batik and so on. Served Yuba Bani Section of All India Radio for a short span and was connected with various cultural organizations.

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Bibliographic information

Title Brahmin Women
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8171021077
length viii+171p.