Women and Social Reform in Modern India by Sumit Sarkar
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Women and Social Reform in Modern India
By Sumit Sarkar

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Women and Social Reform in Modern India by Sumit Sarkar

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Social reforms aimed at changing the social, political, or economic status of women in India were important both to British colonial rule and to nascent nationalist movements. Debates over practices such as widow immolation, widow remarriage, and child marriage, as well as those governing marriage and property within different religious communities, continued to exert profound influence on Indian society and politics throughout the 20th century. In this collection, eminent historians Sumit Sarkar and Tanika Sarkar bring together some of the most important scholarly articles and primary source documents from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780253220493
ISBN-10: 0253220491
Format: Paperback
(6466mm x 4531mm x 28mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 23-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sumit Sarkar

Sumit Sarkar is Retired Professor of History at the University of Delhi. His books include Beyond Nationalist Frames: Postmodernism, Hindu Fundamentalism, History (IUP, 2002) and Writing Social History. Tanika Sarkar is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. She is author of Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism (IUP, 2001) and co-editor of Women and Right-Wing Movements.

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