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Images of Reproduction: An Analysis of a Hindu Marriage Ceremony
New Series, Vol. 14, No. 4 (Dec., 1979), pp. 684-698
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2802154
Page Count: 15
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The article attempts to make a comparison of the ways in which the relations between the sexes and between affines are expressed symbolically in the context of an Indian marriage ceremony. Use is made of this comparison to comment on an aspect of the legitimation of caste hierarchy itself.