By Rochona Majumdar
Majumdar examines 3 wide advancements on the topic of 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 legislation of family members estate and marriages. Drawing on matrimonial ads, marriage ceremony invites, poems, pictures, felony debates, and an unlimited 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 contributors. Colonial Bengal tells a truly diversified story.
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