Statement of responsibility: Indrani Sen
ISBN: 071908962X, 1526106019, 1526106027, 9780719089626, 9781526106018, 9781526106025
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Studies in imperialism
HISTORY / General.; Indian Sub-Continent.; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies.; Gender Studies Women.; History.; Women India Social conditions 20th century.; Women, White India Social conditions 20th century.; Women India Social conditions 19th century.; Women, White India Social conditions 19th century.; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism.; Colonialism & imperialism Gender studies / women & girls History.
Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2017. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England).
- Part I: The white woman and the 'civilising mission'
- 1. The missionary 'gaze' and the 'civilising mission': zenana encounters in nineteenth-century Bengal
- 2. Flora Annie, social reform and female education in late nineteenth-century Punjab
- 3. Returning the 'gaze': colonial encounters in Indian women's English writings in late nineteenth-century western India
- Part II: Colonial domesticity, white women's health and gender disadvantage
- 4. The ambivalences of power inside the colonial home: memsahibs, ayahs and wet nurses
- 5. Marginalising the memsahib: the white woman's health issues in colonial medical writings
- 6. The colonial 'female malady': European women's mental health and addiction in the late nineteenth century
- Select bibliography