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Changes in the Indian Family-An Examination of Some Assumptions

Changes in the Indian Family-An Examination of Some Assumptions

An Examination of Some Assumptions A M Shah The belief that large and joint households were widely prevalent in pre-British India is probably false. The average size of the household in the early decades of the 19th century was more or less the same as it is now.

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