1st Edition

Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India





ISBN 9781138663640
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

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.