Women in Modern India

By: Geraldine Forbes

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In a compelling study of Indian women Geraldine Forbes considers their recent history from the nineteenth century under colonial rule to the twentieth century after Independence. She begins with the reform movement established by men to educate women and demonstrates how education changed women's lives enabling them to take part in public life. Through their own accounts of their lives and activities she documents the formation of their organisations their participation in the struggle for freedom their role in the colonial economy and the development of the women's movement in India since 1947.Printed Pages: 312 with 17 halftones.

Title: Women in Modern India

Author Name: Geraldine Forbes

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press:

ISBN: 0521612403

ISBN 13: 9780521612401

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 101437

Keywords: Women in Modern India Geraldine Forbes