Courtly Indian Women in Late Imperial India

Angma Dey Jhala

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Language: English

Examines the political worldview of courtly and royal women in India during the late colonial and post-Independence period. This book offers a history of the zenana, which served as the ‘women’s courts’ or ‘female quarters of the palace’, where women lived behind pardah in seclusion.