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- DescriptionOne of the few women graduates of her time and perhaps the first political leader from Bengal in the nationalist movement, Sarala Devi Chaudhurani founded the first all-India women's organization in 1910. A fiery proponent of the independence of women, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain was denied formal education, but emerged as a leading write of her time and founded a school for girls. Set against the backdrop of surging nationalism and reform in twentieth-century Bengal, this book recounts the lives of these two outstanding women and compares their work, their approaches and their ideologies.
- Author BiographyBharati Ray, noted historian and educationist, taught history at Calcutta University and was its pro-vice-chancellor from 1988 to 1995. She founded the Women's Studies Research Centre at Calcutta University and served as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. She is currently vice president of Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
- Author(s)Bharati Ray
- PublisherOUP India
- Date of Publication13/09/2012
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationNew Delhi
- Country of PublicationIndia
- ImprintOUP India
- Content Note3 halftone illustrations
- Weight198 g
- Width142 mm
- Height218 mm
- Spine11 mm
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