The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British Rule

The White Woman s Other Burden Western Women and South Asia During British Rule In The White Woman s Other Burden Kumari Jayawardena re evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule She tells the stories of many well known women

  • Title: The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British Rule
  • Author: Kumari Jayawardena
  • ISBN: 9780415911054
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Paperback
  • In The White Woman s Other Burden, Kumari Jayawardena re evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule She tells the stories of many well known women, including Katherine Mayo, Helena Blavatsky, Annie Besant, Madeleine Slade, and Mirra Richard and highlights the stories of dozens of women whose names have been forgotten tIn The White Woman s Other Burden, Kumari Jayawardena re evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule She tells the stories of many well known women, including Katherine Mayo, Helena Blavatsky, Annie Besant, Madeleine Slade, and Mirra Richard and highlights the stories of dozens of women whose names have been forgotten today In the course of this telling, Jayawardena raises the issues of race, class, and gender which are part of current debates among feminists throughout the world.

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      Published :2018-08-25T08:12:37+00:00

    1 thought on “The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British Rule”

    1. While The White Woman's Other Burden was not quite what I expected (the title have misled me slightly - I should have paid more attention to the "other"), I was very glad that I read it. Jayawardena examines Western women who made (or attempted to make) positive contributions to South Asia, especially on behalf of women and girls. There is understandably a great deal about education and child marriage. I thought it was interesting that Jayawardena focuses mostly on Hindu and Buddhist groups, but [...]

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