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The women"s movement and colonial politics in Bengal

Barbara Southard

The women"s movement and colonial politics in Bengal

the quest for political rights, education, and social reform legislation, 1921-1936

by Barbara Southard

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Published by Manohar in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Feminism -- India.,
    • Women"s rights -- India.,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-304) and index.

      StatementBarbara Southard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1742 .S66 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL952867M
      ISBN 108173040591
      LC Control Number95910440
      OCLC/WorldCa33970879

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