The Compassionate Memsahibs: Welfare Activities of British Women in India, 1900-1947 (Hardcover)

Author: Lind, Mary Ann

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The Compassionate Memsahibs refutes the traditional view--perpetuated in the works of writers like Rudyard Kipling--of the memsahibs as a homogeneous group of aloof, pampered women who had little interest in India. Here Mary Ann Lind presents information about the lives of fifteen memsahibs--all of which is previously unpublished--who voluntarily participated in reform and welfare activities in India during the first half of this century. Their activities and experiences placed them outside the more expected lifestyle of the memsahib and offer contemporary social historians a new window through which to view the Raj.


Publisher Greenwood Press
Mfg Part# 9780313260599
SKU 223137937
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0313260591
Release Date 7/18/2011
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