Notes on love in a Tamil family
University of California Press • Berkeley • Published In 1990 • Pages:
By: Trawick, Margaret.
AbstractThis monograph describes the experiences of the author and her family living in the household of a south Indian family in Tamil Nadu during the years of 1975-1988. Her observations of family life supplemented by information provided by her pricipal informant, a Tamil scholar by the name of Themozhiyar, who provides a major part of the ethnographic data presented in this work. The central theme of this book is the concept of love in a Tamil family and Trawick describes different aspects of Tamil family life that touch upon love, such as kinship organization, childrearing, sexual relations, habits of speaking, and rules of behavior.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- South Asia
- Document Type
- John Beierle; 2007
- Coverage Date
- Coverage Place
- Tamil Nadu, India
- Margaret Trawick
- 'A Philip E. Lilienthal book.'
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-292) and index
- Trawick, Margaret/Tamil (Indic people)-Social life and customs/Love