Item #17669 Root in the Rock. An Indian Saga. D. H SOUTHGATE.

Root in the Rock. An Indian Saga. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1938.

First American Edition. Novel of India and "the child-marriage system, of the character and customs of good-class Brahmins; of their ceaseless round of pollution and ceremonial ablution; of barbarous cruelty and fantastic superstition; of the terrible subjection of women; and the social fate that follows the slightest deviation from the rules of caste and religious custom". Near Fine, in Very Good plus dustjacket, centimeter sized chip at top front panel.

Price: $45.00

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