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Rhetoric and reality : gender and the colonial experience in South Asia / edited by Avril A. Powell and Siobhan Lambert-Hurley.

Contributor(s): Powell, Avril A. (Avril Ann) | Lambert-Hurley, Siobhan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SOAS studies on South Asia. Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006Description: viii, 320 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780195677041; 0195677048.Subject(s): Gender identity -- India -- Congresses | Women -- Family relationships -- CongressesDDC classification: Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Child, mother, and servant: motherhood and domestic ideology in colonial Bengal / Swapna M. Banarjee -- Redesigning the Zenana: domestic education in eastern Bengal in the early twentieth century / Asha Islam Nayeem, Avril A. Powell -- Questionable motives, flimsy alibis: reinvestigating the murder of female infants in colonial Punjab / Veena Talwar Oldenburg -- The body as a metaphor for the nation: caste, masculinity, and femininity in the Satyarth Prakash of Swami Dayananda Sarasvati / Anshu Malhotra -- Learning and teaching about birth control: the cautious activism of medical missionaries in 1930s India / Ruth Compton Brouwer -- 'Making and moulding the nursing of the Indian empire': recasting nurses in colonial India / Rosemary Fitzgerald -- Negotiating modernities: the public and private worlds of Dr Haimabatia Sen / Geraldine Forbes -- An embassy of equality?: Quaker missionaries in Bhopal state, 1890-1930 / Siobhan Lambert-Hurley -- Islamic modernism and women's status: the influence of Syed Ameer Ali / Avril A. Powell.
Summary: Contributed articles presented at a workshop held in Dhaka, December 2002 on gender identity and family life of Indian women organised by Bangladesh Chapter of International Federation for Research in Women's History.
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Table of contents Child, mother, and servant: motherhood and domestic ideology in colonial Bengal / Swapna M. Banarjee --
Redesigning the Zenana: domestic education in eastern Bengal in the early twentieth century / Asha Islam Nayeem, Avril A. Powell --
Questionable motives, flimsy alibis: reinvestigating the murder of female infants in colonial Punjab / Veena Talwar Oldenburg --
The body as a metaphor for the nation: caste, masculinity, and femininity in the Satyarth Prakash of Swami Dayananda Sarasvati / Anshu Malhotra --
Learning and teaching about birth control: the cautious activism of medical missionaries in 1930s India / Ruth Compton Brouwer --
'Making and moulding the nursing of the Indian empire': recasting nurses in colonial India / Rosemary Fitzgerald --
Negotiating modernities: the public and private worlds of Dr Haimabatia Sen / Geraldine Forbes --
An embassy of equality?: Quaker missionaries in Bhopal state, 1890-1930 / Siobhan Lambert-Hurley --
Islamic modernism and women's status: the influence of Syed Ameer Ali / Avril A. Powell.

Contributed articles presented at a workshop held in Dhaka, December 2002 on gender identity and family life of Indian women organised by Bangladesh Chapter of International Federation for Research in Women's History.

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