NCERT CLASS 12th HISTORY CHAPTER 3 KINSHIP, CASTE, AND CLASS NOTES
1.The critical edition of the "MAHABHARATA"
A team comprising dozens of scholars initiated the task of preparing a critical edition of the Mahabharata under leadership of V.S Suthankar
common verses and elements Searched through the subcontinent Taken together, more than half the 13,000 pages are devoted to these Variations
This project took 47 years to complete.
2. Kinship And Marriage,
Many rules and Varied Practices
2.1 Finding out about Families
Families are usually parts of larger networks of people defined as relatives or to use more technical term, Kinfolk
According to Historians, families and kinship are as important because they provide an insight into people's thinking it is likely that some of these ideas would have shaped their actions just as actions may have led to changes in attitudes
2.2 The Ideal Of Patriliny