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Author Anagol, Padma, author.

Title The emergence of feminism in India, 1850-1920 / Padma Anagol
Published Oxon : Routledge, 2016
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Contents 1. Women's agency and resistance in colonial India : an introduction -- 2. Discriminating converts : Christian women's discourse and work -- 3. Beyond kitchen and kid : Hindu women's discourse and work -- 4. Women's assertion and resistance in colonial India -- 5. Women, crime and survival strategies in colonial India -- 6. Women as agents : contesting discourses on marriage and marital rights -- 7. Indian feminism and its legacy : a concluding note
Summary Issues, such as the motivations of Indian women in participating in the socio-religious reform movements and movements of religious conversion, have not yet received the attention from scholars that their significance merits. This book aims to try and redress this balance by placing women back at the centre of their own narrative
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Equality -- India -- Maharashtra -- History -- 19th century
Feminism -- India -- Maharashtra -- History -- 19th century
Women's rights -- India -- Maharashtra -- History -- 19th century
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Women's rights.
India -- Maharashtra.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351890816