Author:Purnima Mehta Bhatt (compiled and translated); Introduced By Svati Joshi

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Reminiscences: The Memoris of Shardaben Mehta

By: Purnima Mehta Bhatt (compiled and translated); Introduced By Svati Joshi

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027167

ISBN: 8189013653

Condition: New


IN THE AFFLUENT and confident capitalist society of nineteenth century Gujarat, debates on social reform, including women’s reform, were conducted entirely by men, and were largely of academic interest since the historical transition to British rule had brought about little change in the existing social structure. In this context, the interventions of Sharadaben Mehta, a progressive educationist and social worker, represented a pioneering attempt by a woman in the early twentieth century at questioning, analysing and changing the conditions of women’s lives. The story of her life, as told ... View more info