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Mind, body, and society : life and mentality in colonial Bengal

Author: Kuruvila Zachariah; Rajat Kanta Ray; University of Calcutta. Department of History.; Presidency College, Calcutta. Department of History.
Publisher: Calcutta : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributed papers of series of lectures and seminars organized by the Department of History, Presidency College and Calcutta University, on the occasion of the birth centenary of Prof. Kuruvila Zachariah.
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Mind, body, and society.
Calcutta : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)644013899
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kuruvila Zachariah; Rajat Kanta Ray; University of Calcutta. Department of History.; Presidency College, Calcutta. Department of History.
ISBN: 0195637577 9780195637571
OCLC Number: 35990735
Description: xii, 486 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I. Introduction / Rajat Kanta Ray --
II. The Pursuit of Reason in Nineteenth Century Bengal / Tapan Raychaudhuri --
III. Cari-Candra Bhed: Use of the Four Moons / Sakti Nath Jha --
IV. Raj Krsna: Perspectives on the Worlds of a Little-known Bengali 'Guru' / Jeanne Openshaw --
V. Popular Religion and Social Mobility in Colonial Bengal: The Matua Sect and the Namasudras / Sekhar Bandyopadhyay --
VI. The Pathshala and the School: Experiences of Growing up in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Bengal / Gautam Chando Roy --
VII. Chatra Samaj: The Significance of the Student Community in Bengal c.1870-1922 / John Berwick --
VIII. Changing Notions of Conjugal Relations in Nineteenth Century Bengal / Sambuddha Chakrabarti --
IX. The Virtuous Wife and the Well-ordered Home: The Reconceptualization of Bengali Women and their Worlds / Judith Walsh --
X. The Three Generations: Female Rivalries and the Joint Family in Bengal 1900-1947 / Bharati Ray.
Responsibility: edited by Rajat Kanta Ray.
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Contributed papers of series of lectures and seminars organized by the Department of History, Presidency College and Calcutta University, on the occasion of the birth centenary of Prof. Kuruvila Zachariah.

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