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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 263–265.
Published: 01 February 1998
...Leela Fernandes The Women's Movement and Colonial Politics in Bengal: The Quest for Political Rights, Education and Social Reform Legislation ., 1921–36. By Barbara Southard . New Delhi : Manohar , 1995 . x, 317 pp. $26.00 (cloth). Beyond Purdah?: Women in Bengal ., 1890–1939...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1053–1054.
Published: 01 November 2005
...Judith E. Walsh Purdah: An Anthology . Edited by Eunice De Souza . New Delhi and New York : Oxford University Press , 2004 . xxxi, 552 Rs 955 (cloth). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2005 2005 B O O K R E V I E W S O U T H A S I A 1053 lack a good introduction...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 127–148.
Published: 01 November 1984
... and teaching on South Asia. This neglect results from a “false specialization” on both subject matter and scholars interested in research on women, which has led to a “purdah of scholarship” or segregation of the new scholarship on women. The reasons for this segregation include prejudice, the absence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 583–584.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Peter J. Bertocci Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia . Edited by Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault . Columbia, Mo. : South Asia Books , 1982 . xiv, 310 pp. Index. $22. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1984 1984 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 583 Aurobindo's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 38 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 November 1978
...Ketayan H. Gould Indian Women: From Purdah to Modernity . Edited by B. R. Nanda . New Delhi : Vikas Publishing House , 1976 . xvi, 187 pp. Biographical Notes, Index. Rs. 35.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1978 1978 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH ASIA 205 Indian Women...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 November 1970
... importance has been written about purdah the seclusion and veiling of women in India. In the early decades of this century a number of extremely ethnocentric European and American authors wrote books decrying purdah practices and urging their immediate abolition. In more recent years some village studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1051–1053.
Published: 01 November 2005
... LINDERMAN University of Pennsylvania Purdah: An Anthology. Edited by EUNICE DE SOUZA. New Delhi and New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. xxi, 552. Rs 955 (cloth). Eunice de Souza, the well-known poet and writer, has produced Purdah: An Anthology to demonstrate the complex effects that exclusionary...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 657–658.
Published: 01 August 1989
..., and Pakistan. By DAVID G. MANDELBAUM. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988. xvi, 153 pp. Fittingly, David Mandelbaum's final book focuses on the "purdah regions" in South Asia where men's and women's lives seem (on the face of it) most markedly separated. In this overview, Mandelbaum argues...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 582–583.
Published: 01 May 1984
...." The reader closes the book still wondering what O'Neil thinks about all this. JUNE O'CONNOR University of California, Riverside Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia. Edited by HANNA PAPANEK and GAIL MINAULT. Columbia, Mo.: South Asia Books, 1982. xiv, 310 pp. Index. $22. This volume of eleven...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 584–585.
Published: 01 May 1984
... is the broad sociohistorical focus its authors have taken, and it will perhaps not be surprising that they provide insight into the relationships between purdah and politics as well. It is a common notion that purdah exerts a deadening restraint on any movement by women for social and political change. Yet...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1054–1055.
Published: 01 November 2005
... the purdah experience (Westerners) and ending with ctional presentations (which here represent the most intimate evocation of purdah). Thus, the collection is organized into four sections de ned not by chronology, but by type: Western observations, Indian observations, biographical and autobiographical...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 November 1970
...: A Study of Muslim Women's Life in Northern India. BY CORA VREEDE-DE STUERS. New York: Humanities Press, 1968. xii, 128 pp. Illustrations, Notes, Bibliography. $6.25. Very little of any importance has been written about purdah the seclusion and veiling of women in India. In the early decades...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 February 1965
... unlimited freedom in sexual matters" lead to the present day (pp. 376-80) with legislated social reforms, scheduled castes and tribal peoples, passing of the joint family; some love, inter-communal, or interoste marriages; purdah, education, and feminine literacy (12.8 per cent in 1961); and the old-old...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (3): 903–905.
Published: 01 August 2001
... that her analysis modifies Partha Chatterjee's influential formulation that nineteenth-century reformers inscribed the public realm as male and identified women with an unchanging, pristine private realm; debates around purdah and women's education inherently challenge the binary of these two spheres...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (2): 417–419.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Publications, 1988. Indian Women: Their Health and Economic Productivity. By MEERA C H A T T E R J E E . World Bank Discussion Papers, No. 109, Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1990. In 1984, Hanna Papanek's "False Specialization and the Purdah of Scholarship A Review Article" was published in the November issue...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 February 2000
... to inherit and control land. She then outlines the movement for women's education in the Punjab, including a brief discussion of pioneering journals in Urdu that helped promote new ideas in favor of education and enlightened domesticity. A chapter follows on purdah and emancipation, in which the scriptural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 208–209.
Published: 01 February 2000
.... She then outlines the movement for women's education in the Punjab, including a brief discussion of pioneering journals in Urdu that helped promote new ideas in favor of education and enlightened domesticity. A chapter follows on purdah and emancipation, in which the scriptural sources for purdah...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (3): 656–657.
Published: 01 August 1989
... and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1989). Women's Seclusion and Men's Honor: Sex Roles in North India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. By DAVID G. MANDELBAUM. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988. xvi, 153 pp. Fittingly, David Mandelbaum's final book focuses on the "purdah regions" in South...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 1998
... with those of men. Ranging from detailed discussions of inheritance rules in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka to factors like purdah, literacy rates, and fertility, this wide-ranging volume seeks to understand the manifest rules that underlie women's lack of land ownership and the social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (4): 747–749.
Published: 01 August 1981
...." They also opine that "the patience with events bred into South Asian women through centuries of yielding to fate will serve them well during the slow movement to a higher status level over the long and difficult years ahead" (p. 191). In the first article here, Gail Minault argues that purdah did...