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22%OFFMeredith Borthwick - The Changing Role of Women in Bengal, 1849-1905 - 9780691628189 - V9780691628189
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The Changing Role of Women in Bengal, 1849-1905

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Description for The Changing Role of Women in Bengal, 1849-1905 Paperback. Series: Princeton Legacy Library. Num Pages: 422 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 3JH; 3JJC; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 571.
Basing her work on Bengali-language sources, such as women's journals, private papers, biographies, and autobiographies, Meredith Borthwick approaches the lives of women in nineteenth-century Bengal from a new standpoint. She moves beyond the record of the heated debates held by men of this period--over matters such as widow burning, child marriage, and female education--to explore the effects of changes in society on the lives of women and to question assumptions about "advances" prompted by British rule. Focusing on the wives, mothers, and daughters of the English-educated Bengali professional class, Dr. Borthwick contends that many reforms merely substituted a restrictive ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
422
Condition
New
Series
Princeton Legacy Library
Number of Pages
422
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691628189
SKU
V9780691628189
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