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The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena

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The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule
Title
The white woman's other burden
Title remainder
Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule
Statement of responsibility
Kumari Jayawardena
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jayawardena, Kumari
Dewey number
303.48/4/0954
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1593.5
LC item number
.J39 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women, White
  • Women social reformers
  • Women
  • Great Britain
Label
The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: The Noble and the Ignoble: White Women as Goddesses and Devils -- Pt. I. Saving the Sisters from the Sacred Cows: Christianity and "Civilization" 1. The Imagined Sisterhood of Women. 2. Christianity and the "Westernized Oriental Gentlewoman" 3. Going for the Jugular of Hindu Patriarchy: American Women Fund-Raisers for Ramabai -- Pt. II. Mothering India: Women Social Reformers from the West. 4. Radical and Secular Reformers. 5. The Medicine Women: The Struggles of Western and South Asian Women Doctors. 6. "Children of Children": The Child Marriage Controversies and India -- Pt. III. "Consolation in an Alien Society": Women Theosophists and Orientalists. 7. "The Light of Asia" or "Hooey from the Orient"? 8. "Sandals in India and Shoes in the West": Annie Besant's "Passage to India" 9. From London's West End to Jaffna: Florence Farr as George Bernard Shaw's "New Woman" 10. "Blazing the Trail for Indian Women's Freedom": Margaret Cousins in India
  • 11. "O Free Indeed! O Gloriously Free": Women Orientalists, Writers and Funders -- Pt. IV. White Women in Search of Black Gods. 12. Western Holy Mothers as Soul Mates of Indian Gurus. 13. Irish Rebellion and "Muscular Hinduism": Margaret Noble as Vivekananda's "Lioness" 14. From Admiral's House to Gandhi's Ashram: Madeleine Slade in India. 15. The "Jewish Mother" of Pondicherry: Mirra Alfassa Joins Aurobindo -- Pt. V. Comrades In Arms: Western Socialist Women Fight Imperialism. 16. Women and Revolution. 17. Comrade or Evil Temptress?: American Socialist Women and Indian Left Leaders. 18. Red Flags in the Emerald Isle: European Socialist Women Intervene in Sri Lanka -- Conclusion: An Asian Feminist Gaze
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780415911054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94028881
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u926733-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AIE-6891
  • 01894
  • (OCoLC)30895673
Label
The white woman's other burden : Western women and South Asia during British colonial rule, Kumari Jayawardena
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-302) and index
Contents
  • Introduction: The Noble and the Ignoble: White Women as Goddesses and Devils -- Pt. I. Saving the Sisters from the Sacred Cows: Christianity and "Civilization" 1. The Imagined Sisterhood of Women. 2. Christianity and the "Westernized Oriental Gentlewoman" 3. Going for the Jugular of Hindu Patriarchy: American Women Fund-Raisers for Ramabai -- Pt. II. Mothering India: Women Social Reformers from the West. 4. Radical and Secular Reformers. 5. The Medicine Women: The Struggles of Western and South Asian Women Doctors. 6. "Children of Children": The Child Marriage Controversies and India -- Pt. III. "Consolation in an Alien Society": Women Theosophists and Orientalists. 7. "The Light of Asia" or "Hooey from the Orient"? 8. "Sandals in India and Shoes in the West": Annie Besant's "Passage to India" 9. From London's West End to Jaffna: Florence Farr as George Bernard Shaw's "New Woman" 10. "Blazing the Trail for Indian Women's Freedom": Margaret Cousins in India
  • 11. "O Free Indeed! O Gloriously Free": Women Orientalists, Writers and Funders -- Pt. IV. White Women in Search of Black Gods. 12. Western Holy Mothers as Soul Mates of Indian Gurus. 13. Irish Rebellion and "Muscular Hinduism": Margaret Noble as Vivekananda's "Lioness" 14. From Admiral's House to Gandhi's Ashram: Madeleine Slade in India. 15. The "Jewish Mother" of Pondicherry: Mirra Alfassa Joins Aurobindo -- Pt. V. Comrades In Arms: Western Socialist Women Fight Imperialism. 16. Women and Revolution. 17. Comrade or Evil Temptress?: American Socialist Women and Indian Left Leaders. 18. Red Flags in the Emerald Isle: European Socialist Women Intervene in Sri Lanka -- Conclusion: An Asian Feminist Gaze
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 310 p.
Isbn
9780415911054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94028881
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u926733-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AIE-6891
  • 01894
  • (OCoLC)30895673

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