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Coming of Age in Nineteenth-Century India
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Ruby Lal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-05 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this engaging and eloquent history, Ruby Lal traces the becoming of nineteenth-century Indian women through a critique of narratives of linear transition from girlhood to womanhood. In the north Indian patriarchal environment, women's lives were dominated by the expectations of the male universal, articulated most clearly in household chores
Coming of Age in Nineteenth-Century India
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ruby Lal
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-18 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this engaging and eloquent history, Ruby Lal traces the becoming of nineteenth-century Indian women through a critique of narratives of linear transition from girlhood to womanhood. In the north Indian patriarchal environment, women's lives were dominated by the expectations of the male universal, articulated most clearly in household chores
Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mary Hatfield
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Why do we send children to school? Who should take responsibility for children's health and education? Should girls and boys be educated separately or together? These questions provoke much contemporary debate, but also have a longer, often-overlooked history. Mary Hatfield explores these questions and more in this comprehensive cultural history
Governing Gender and Sexuality in Colonial India
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Jessica Hinchy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Examines the colonial and postcolonial governance of gender and sexuality through the history of transgender Hijras in north India.
Inhabiting 'Childhood': Children, Labour and Schooling in Postcolonial India
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: S. Balagopalan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-29 - Publisher: Springer

Through a rich ethnography of street and working children in Calcutta, India, this book offers the first sustained enquiry into postcolonial childhoods, arguing that the lingering effects of colonialism are central to comprehending why these children struggle to inhabit the transition from labour to schooling.