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Author Walsh, Judith E.

Title Domesticity in colonial India : what women learned when men gave them advice / Judith E. Walsh
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2004]
©2004

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Description xviii, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Global domesticity -- 2. Domesticity in colonial Calcutta -- 3. Rewriting patriarchy : the companionate marriage -- 4. Will the educated woman still cook and scour plates? -- 5. What's love got to do with it? -- 6. The well-ordered home -- 7. What women learned : rewriting patriarchy, writing the nation and the self -- App. A. Conversations with the wife -- App. B. A husband's advice to his wife -- App. C. The Laksmi of the home -- App. D. The duties of women -- App. E. Woman's dharma -- Supporting translations : a note on Bengali domestic manuals and their authors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-222) and index
Subject Hindu women -- India -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Hindu women -- India -- Conduct of life -- 19th century.
Hindu women -- India -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Hindu women -- India -- Conduct of life -- 18th century.
India -- Colonial influence -- 19th century.
India -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
India -- Colonial influence -- History -- 19th century.
India -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
India -- Colonial influence -- 18th century.
LC no. 2003024432
ISBN 0742529363 alkaline paper
0742529371 paper alkaline paper