Author:Fatima da Silva Gracias

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Health and Hygiene in Colonial Goa (1510-1961)

By: Fatima da Silva Gracias

Price: $36.52

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd: 1994

Seller ID: 700592

ISBN: 817022506X

Condition: New


This book deals with an aspect of Goa social history which has so far not been explored sufficiently. It could therefore provide rich avenues of exploration to the future researchers. The theme is treated in the context of the standards of living and he population trends at various times under the Portuguese rule. The urban and rural sectors have been treated for their distinctiveness. The social stratification has not been ignored. It is shown how the Portugues responde... View more info

Kaleidoscope of Women in Goa

By: Fatima da Silva Gracias

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 112382

ISBN: 8170225914

Condition: New


This study provides a picture of the life styles of women both Christian and non-Christian in Goa (a tiny state in the west coast of India) during the Portuguese colonial rule. Customs, traditions and rituals dominated the life of the Goan women. The State and the Church played a significant role in upgrading their position. The Portuguese rule seemed to have made a difference to the status of women. As a result the conditions of women in Goa were far better than their c... View more info