Women in the Indian National Movement

Unseen Faces and Unheard Voices, 1930-42

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  • 9780761934073
  • 9789352805686
  • 9789352803484
This book examines the participation of the women of North India in the Indian nationalist movement, portraying how women's lives were significantly affected and reshaped by their involvement in the freedom struggle.

The author discusses how women's participation in this mass movement was encouraged by `the domestication of the public sphere' so that they could enter the public domain without being alienated from their domestic lives. She argues that the raised consciousness engendered by women's participation in the freedom struggle paved the way for a gradually evolving idea of women's emancipation.

  • SAGE Publications; February 2006
  • ISBN: 9789352805686
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Women in the Indian National Movement
  • Author: Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert
  • Imprint: Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780761934073
  • 9789352805686
  • 9789352803484

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"Among the most valuable contributions this book makes is its attention to regional diversity and specificity. Thapar-Bjorkert succeeds in making visible new dimensions of women's participation in twentieth century India nationalism. She also manages to capture women's memories in the nationalist struggle in a variety of discursive forms- including heretofore unpublished poetry that adds both a lyrical and elegiac dimension to histories of the period."

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780761934073
  • 9789352805686
  • 9789352803484