In this landmark collection on colonial history, Kumkum Sangari and Sudesh Vaid bring together some of India's leading historians and feminist theorist to examine the impact of patriarchy on women's daily lives during the colonial period, specifically in relation to caste and class. From the abolition of sati to popular culture of 19th century Bengal; from the 'ideals' of womanhood contained in Vedic texts to the Telangana People's Struggle in Hyderabad in the late 1940s and 50s; what emerges in each of the essays is how, as Uma Chakravarti puts it, 'the past itself [is] a creation of the compulsions of the present'.
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