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The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena

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The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule
Title
The white woman's other burden
Title remainder
Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule
Statement of responsibility
Kumari Jayawardena
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In The White Woman's Other Burden, Kumari Jayawardena re-evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule. She tells the stories of many well-known women, including Katherine Mayo, Helena Blavatsky, Annie Besant, Madeleine Slade, and Mirra Richard and highlights the stories of dozens of women whose names have been forgotten today. In the course of this telling, Jayawardena raises the issues of race, class, and gender which are part of current debates among feminists throughout the world."--pub. desc
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jayawardena, Kumari
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women, White
  • Women social reformers
  • Women
  • Women, White
  • Women social reformers
  • Great Britain
Label
The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Noble and the Ignoble: White Women as Goddesses and Devils -- pt. I. Saving the Sisters from the Sacred Cows: Christianity and "Civilization" 1. The Imagined Sisterhood of Women. 2. Christianity and the "Westernized Oriental Gentlewoman" 3. Going for the Jugular of Hindu Patriarchy: American Women Fund-Raisers for Ramabai -- pt. II. Mothering India: Women Social Reformers from the West. 4. Radical and Secular Reformers. 5. The Medicine Women: The Struggles of Western and South Asian Women Doctors. 6. "Children of Children": The Child Marriage Controversies and India -- pt. III. "Consolation in an Alien Society": Women Theosophists and Orientalists. 7. "The Light of Asia" or "Hooey from the Orient"? 8. "Sandals in India and Shoes in the West": Annie Besant's "Passage to India" 9. From London's West End to Jaffna: Florence Farr as George Bernard Shaw's "New Woman" 10. "Blazing the Trail for Indian Women's Freedom": Margaret Cousins in India
Control code
30895673
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780415911054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94028881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1669347
Label
The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Noble and the Ignoble: White Women as Goddesses and Devils -- pt. I. Saving the Sisters from the Sacred Cows: Christianity and "Civilization" 1. The Imagined Sisterhood of Women. 2. Christianity and the "Westernized Oriental Gentlewoman" 3. Going for the Jugular of Hindu Patriarchy: American Women Fund-Raisers for Ramabai -- pt. II. Mothering India: Women Social Reformers from the West. 4. Radical and Secular Reformers. 5. The Medicine Women: The Struggles of Western and South Asian Women Doctors. 6. "Children of Children": The Child Marriage Controversies and India -- pt. III. "Consolation in an Alien Society": Women Theosophists and Orientalists. 7. "The Light of Asia" or "Hooey from the Orient"? 8. "Sandals in India and Shoes in the West": Annie Besant's "Passage to India" 9. From London's West End to Jaffna: Florence Farr as George Bernard Shaw's "New Woman" 10. "Blazing the Trail for Indian Women's Freedom": Margaret Cousins in India
Control code
30895673
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780415911054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94028881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1669347

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