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History India

Recasting Women: Essays in Colonial History

Recasting Women: Essays in Colonial History Kukum Sangari and Sudesh Vaid Kali for Women 1989 From Zubaan: This collection of essays stands at an unarticulated conjuncture within the feminist movement and women’s studies that have emerged in India since the 1970s. The anthology attempts to explore the inter-relation of patriarchies with political economy, law, religion…

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Ecology India Violence

Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Survival in India

Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Survival in India Vandana Shiva Kali for Women 1988 From Spinifex Press: Shiva links the violation of nature with the violation and marginalisation of women in the Third World by examining the position of women in relation to nature – the forests, the food chain and water supplies. She shows…

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History India

The History of Doing: An Illustrated Account of Movements for Women’s Rights and Feminism in India 1800-1990.

The History of Doing: An Illustrated Account of Movements for Women’s Rights and Feminism in India 1800-1990. Radha Kumar Kali for Women 1993 From Zubaan: A thematic history of the women’s movement in India both before and after independence, this book covers the period from the nineteenth century to the present day. It looks at…