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Women in Modern India

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ISBN-10: 0521653770

ISBN-13: 9780521653770

Edition: 1999

Authors: Geraldine Forbes, C. A. Bayly, Gordon Johnson, John F. Richards

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In a sympathetic and comprehensive study of Indian women, Geraldine Forbes considers their recent history from the 19th century under colonial rule, to the 20th century after independence.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/28/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Leila Tarazi Fawaz is a professor of history in the School of Arts and Sciences and a professor of diplomacy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, both at Tufts University.C. A. Bayly is professor of history at Cambridge University and fellow of St. Catharine's College.

Introduction
Reform in the nineteenth century: efforts to modernize women's roles
Education for women
The emergence of women's organizations
The movement for women's rights
Women in the nationalist movement
Women's work in colonial India
A time of transition
Women in independent India
Bibliographic essay