By Rochona Majumdar
Majumdar examines 3 wide advancements with regards to the modernity of prepared marriage: the expansion of a wedding industry, concomitant debates approximately intake and vulgarity within the behavior of weddings, and the criminal law of relatives estate and marriages. Drawing on matrimonial ads, marriage ceremony invites, poems, images, felony debates, and an enormous periodical literature, she indicates that the modernization of households doesn't inevitably suggest a transition from prolonged kinship to extended family buildings, or from matrimonial agreements negotiated among households to marriage contracts among participants. Colonial Bengal tells a truly diversified story.
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