Communities of Women in Assam: Being, Doing and Thinking Together

By: Nandana Dutta

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Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1: Society 1. "Great Sensation in Guwahati": Mini’s Marriage, Assam Mahila Samiti and the Sarda Act in late colonial Assam 2. Witch-hunting and resistance to the formation of women’s community 3. Participation in and Access to the Public ‘Sacred’ Space: Sisterhood and the Naamghar in Assam 4. Questions of Space, Autonomy and Identity: A study of the Communities of Jain women in Dibrugarh 5.Lesbian Women and the Politics of Community Formation: Changing Discourses on Citizenship Part 2: Culture 6. Media Representing Women -Women in the Media Exploring Possibilities of Community 7. Pushpalata Das’ Agnisnata Chandraprava: Woman Writing Woman8. The Assam Lekhika Sanstha: A Community of Women Writers 9. Nature, Science and Women’s Community 10. Women, Community and the Material Culture of Food Appendix Aamish O Niraamish Aahar (Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian Cuisine) (Selections) Translated and Annotated. Printed Pages: 278

Title: Communities of Women in Assam: Being, Doing and Thinking Together

Author Name: Nandana Dutta

Categories: Gender Studies, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Routledge/ Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 1138667595

ISBN 13: 9781138667594

Binding: Hardcover

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