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Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India.

By: Jhala, Angma Dey.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.""The Body, Gender and Culture"": Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (255 p.).ISBN: 9781317314448.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial IndiaLOC classification: HQ1236.5.I4 | J435 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Palace Politics: Zenana Life in the Late Colonial Princely State, c. 1890-1947; 2. Reading the Role of Women in Succession Disputes: Kenneth Fitze's A Review of Modem Practice in Regard to Successions in Indian States; 3. A Discourse on Desire: The Politics of Marriage Alliance in the Hindu Zenana; 4. Breaking (Male) Hearts: The Role of Love, Colonial Law and Maternal Authority in Two Disputed Royal Marriages in Early Twentieth-Century Kathiawar; 5. Troubles in Indore, the Maharaja's Women: Loving Dangerously
6. From 'Pardah to Parliament': Dynastic Politics and the Role of Royal Women in Postcolonial IndiaEpilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: 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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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Palace Politics: Zenana Life in the Late Colonial Princely State, c. 1890-1947; 2. Reading the Role of Women in Succession Disputes: Kenneth Fitze's A Review of Modem Practice in Regard to Successions in Indian States; 3. A Discourse on Desire: The Politics of Marriage Alliance in the Hindu Zenana; 4. Breaking (Male) Hearts: The Role of Love, Colonial Law and Maternal Authority in Two Disputed Royal Marriages in Early Twentieth-Century Kathiawar; 5. Troubles in Indore, the Maharaja's Women: Loving Dangerously

6. From 'Pardah to Parliament': Dynastic Politics and the Role of Royal Women in Postcolonial IndiaEpilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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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