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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 accesThe 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....

Title : The New Cambridge History of India, Volume 4, Part 2: Women in Modern India
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ISBN : 9780521653770
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 312 Pages
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The New Cambridge History of India, Volume 4, Part 2: Women in Modern India Reviews

  • Chris
    2019-04-30 01:50

    A little dry, but very informative. I particularly like how she traces the history of some of the feminist and political groups.

  • Sreyashi Ghosh
    2019-05-14 04:45

    A detailed study of changing status of women and their involvement in the national movement... Quite a good answer to the historical invisibility of large no.of women involved in freedom struggle..