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Walsh traces changing Indian gender relations and the social reconstructions of the late nineteenth century. By the s, Hindu domestic life and its most intimate relationships had become contested ground. Exploring the intimacies of empire, Judith Walsh traces changing Indian gender relations. Includes bibliographical references p.

Controlla se hai abbastanza punti per questo elemento. Some of the darker prehistory is revealed in the explicit materiality of the domestic project. Nielsen Book Data Domesticity in Colonial India offers a trenchant analysis of the impact of imperialism on the personal, familial, and daily structures of colonized people's lives. Moreover, her comparative approach is one of the most stimulating aspects of this volume and opens up interesting possibilities for future research focusing on other regions of India.

Exploring the intimacies of empire, Judith E. The practices of family, home, and daily life that resulted would define the Hindu woman of the twentie.

Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Her English translations from this Bengali archive are valuable in their own right. The practices of family, home, and daily life that resulted would define the Hindu woman of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and the domestic worlds in which she was embedded. The great strength of this book is Walsh's close attention to documenting how western ideas were learned, employed, and spread through their target populations.

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Additionally this volume makes for an entertaining and lucid read. It traces the development of a reformist for women first promulgated by the Brahmo Samaj and gradually accepted by members of the English-educated, Bengali urban middle class known as bhadralok. For urban middle-class Indians of this time, the Hindu woman and her domestic world were at the center of a debate over colonial modernity and indigenous home and family life.

Domesticity in Colonial India offers a trenchant analysis of the impact of imperialism on the personal, familial, and daily structures of colonized people's lives. She sets both in the global context of a transnationally defined discourse on domesticity and in the Indian context of changing family relations and redefinitions of daily and domestic life.