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Vol. 4, Issue 10, Part F (2018)

Role of women in medieval India: A study of failure and sequence of crusades

Role of women in medieval India: A study of failure and sequence of crusades

Author(s)
Dr. Sangeeta Gupta
Abstract
In Ancient India, women played many different societal roles, they picked their husbands, were educated, and played a role in warfare. The rise of Hindu doctrine diminished the female role and their rights to property and education. The traditions of sati and purdah exemplify the marginalized female role in medieval India. Muslim invaders did little to change the female status in society, though Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great introduced some reforms. However, the Muslim period coincided with their enslavement and increased sexualization in harems. The present paper entitled ‘Role of Women in medieval India: A study of failure and Sequence of Crusades’ found that the, Women rulers in medieval India often took on the traits of men to maintain power.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sangeeta Gupta. Role of women in medieval India: A study of failure and sequence of crusades. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(10):480-482.
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