Confronting the body : the politics of physicality in colonial and post-colonial India / edited by James H. Mills and Satadru Sen.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : Anthem Press, 2004.
Description
ix, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Series
Anthem South Asian studies [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 12-15).
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Body, text, nation: writing the physically fit body in post-colonial India / Joseph S. Alter -- "A parcel of dummies?" sport and the body in Indian history / Paul Dimeo -- Schools, athletes and confrontation: the student body in colonial India / Satadru Sen -- Body as target, violence as treatment: psychiatric regimes in colonial and post-colonial India / James H. Mills -- The Lotah emeutes of 1855: caste, religion and prisons in North India in the early nineteenth century / Anand A. Yang -- The body at work: colonial art education and the figure of the "native craftsman" / Deepali Dewan -- Making a Dravidian hero: the body and identity politics in the Dravidian movement / Nimmi Rangaswamy -- Describing the body: the writing of sex and gender identity for the contemporary Bengali woman / Srimati Basu -- A perfect 10 - "modern and Indian": representations of the body in beauty pageants and the visual media in contemporary India /Shoma Munshi -- Demographic rhetoric and sexual surveillance: Indian middle-class advocates of birth control, 1902-1940s / Sanjam Ahluwalia.
ISBN
  • 1843310325
  • 1843310333 (pbk.) :
OCLC
49873708
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