Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 March 2017

264 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719089626

Bookseller Code (06)

Gendered transactions

The white woman in colonial India, c.1820-1930

First Edition

Indrani Sen

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Addresses an excitingly wide range of issues (eg. white women's health, conversion, colonial modernities, social reform, colonial motherhood)
  • Useshitherto forgotten,rich range of literary as well as non-literary sources such as missionary novels and medical handbooks
  • Makes a genuine contribution to the recovery of women's history in colonial India
  • Has an inter-disciplinary thrust, ranging from history, literary studies, cultural studies to the social history of medicine

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