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Document Type(s):Book
Book Title:Deliverance et convivialite: le system culinaire des Jaina
Author(s):Mahias, Marie-Claude
Publisher Name:Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme
Place of Publication:Paris
Date of Publication:1985
Annotation:Mahias’ case study on the Agraval Digambar Jains of Delhi illuminates the gender-specific roles behind Jain cuisine. Utilizing demographic studies and her research on food products, forbidden foods, fasting, meals content, meal preparation, and dietary conventions, she demonstrates how gender roles fit into an overarching tension between religious values emphasizing spiritual liberation and social values focusing on the sharing of food. In French.
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