Women and Labour in Late Colonial India

Women and Labour in Late Colonial India

The Bengal Jute Industry

eBook - 1999
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In a history of labouring women in Calcutta, the author demonstrates how social constructions of gender shaped their lives and how the long-term trends in the Indian economy devalued their labour. The study makes a significant contribution to the social and economic history of colonial India.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1999
ISBN: 9780511052873
0511052871
9780511037634
0511037635
9780511004353
0511004354
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 265 pages) : map

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