Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India

1st Edition

Angma Dey Jhala

Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 256 Pages
ISBN 9781138663640 - CAT# Y230057
Series: "The Body, Gender and Culture"

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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.


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