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Women in Epic Mahābhārata

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674031982

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

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230 pages

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McGrath has produced a painstaking examination of how Kunti, Gandhari, Damayanti, Savitri, Amba and Shakuntala function in the Mahabharata as a true mirror for princes, intervening at critical junctures of the narrative to take it forward by proclaiming the true dharma of rulers… McGrath makes an important contribution in bringing out the importance of the matriline in the epic.—Pradip Bhattacharya, The Statesman

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