Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India

Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India

by Angma Dey Jhala


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Examines the political worldview of courtly and royal women in India during the late colonial and post-Independence period. This book offers a history of the zenana, which served as the 'women's courts' or 'female quarters of the palace', where women lived behind pardah in seclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138663640
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Series: "The Body, Gender and Culture"
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.54(d)

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