The Frail Hero and Virile History: Gender and the Politics of Culture in Colonial Bengal

Paperback | October 18, 2004

byIndira Chowdhury

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Demonstrating the centrality of gender in the formation of a national identity, Indira Chowdhury opens up fresh ways to scrutinize the links between nationalism and Indian modernity by examining how indigenous cultural forms are constructed for a modern identity.

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Demonstrating the centrality of gender in the formation of a national identity, Indira Chowdhury opens up fresh ways to scrutinize the links between nationalism and Indian modernity by examining how indigenous cultural forms are constructed for a modern identity.

Indira Chowdhury is at Jadavpur University, Calcutta.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.47 inPublished:October 18, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195655311

ISBN - 13:9780195655315

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