From the seams of history : essays on Indian women / edited by Bharati Ray.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Description
xii, 294, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Caste, widow-remarriage and the reform of popular culture in colonial Bengal / Sekhar Bandyopadhyay -- Popular perceptions of widow-remarriage in Haryana: past and present / Prem Chowdhry -- Attired in virtue: the discourse on shame (lajja) and clothing of the Bhadramahila in Colonial Bengal / Himani Bannerji -- The early muslim Bhadramahila: the growth of learning and creativity, 1876 to 1939 / Sonia Nishat Amin -- Conformity and rebellion: girls' schools in Calcutta / Raka Ray -- The freedom movement and feminist consciousness in Bengal, 1905-1929 / Bharati Ray --
  • Women's work in Bengal, 1880-1930: a historical analysis / Mukul Mukherjee -- The role of women in economic activity: a study of women in rice-farming systems in West Bengal / Bahnisikha Ghosh.
Other title(s)
Essays on Indian women
ISBN
0195632265
OCLC
34321075
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