Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India

1st Edition

By Angma Dey Jhala


256 pages

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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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"The Body, Gender and Culture"

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia