The Rani of Jhansi : gender, history, and fable in India

Singh, Harleen, author

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  • Creator Harleen Singh, Braandeis University
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 189 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781107042803, 1107042801
  • OCLC ocn870439212

Summary

  • "Contributes to an understanding of the various agendas that are at stake in the use of the Rani of Jhansi as a figure of nationalist Indian history and imperial British narrative"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index.

Contents

  • Enslaving masculinity : rape scripts and the erotics of power -- India's Aryan queen : colonial ambivalence and race in the mutiny -- Coherent pasts in Hindi literature and film -- Unmaking the nationalist archive : Gender and Dalit historiography
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