Women in Modern India, Part 4, Volume 2

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Cambridge University Press, Apr 28, 1999 - History - 290 pages
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The author traces the history of Indian women from the nineteenth century under colonial rule, to the twentieth century after Independence. She begins with the reform movement, established by men to educate women, and demonstrates how education changed their lives, enabling them to take part in public life. Through the women's own accounts, the author has compiled an accessible and immediate record of their achievements over the past two centuries, which will be of interest to students of South Asia and to anyone concerned with women and their history.
 

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Contents

Education for women
32
The emergence of womens
64
The movement for womens rights
92
Women in the nationalist movement
121
Womens work in colonial India
157
A time of transition
189
Women in independent India
223
Bibliographic essay
255
Index
283
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