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Gendered transactions: the white woman in colonial India, c.1820-1930

Gendered transactions: the white woman in colonial India, c.1820-1930

Sen, Indrani, Author; Manchester University Press, Publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Indrani Sen
ISBN: 071908962X, 1526106019, 1526106027, 9780719089626, 9781526106018, 9781526106025
Note: Description based on print record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
System: Mode of access: internet via World Wide Web.
Series: Studies in imperialism
Subject: 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.
Reproduction: 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.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England).

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Part I: The white woman and the 'civilising mission'
  3. 1. The missionary 'gaze' and the 'civilising mission': zenana encounters in nineteenth-century Bengal
  4. 2. Flora Annie, social reform and female education in late nineteenth-century Punjab
  5. 3. Returning the 'gaze': colonial encounters in Indian women's English writings in late nineteenth-century western India
  6. Part II: Colonial domesticity, white women's health and gender disadvantage
  7. 4. The ambivalences of power inside the colonial home: memsahibs, ayahs and wet nurses
  8. 5. Marginalising the memsahib: the white woman's health issues in colonial medical writings
  9. 6. The colonial 'female malady': European women's mental health and addiction in the late nineteenth century
  10. Conclusion
  11. Select bibliography
  12. Index.