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Under the Raj: Prostitution in Colonial Bengal - Banerjee, Sumanta
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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: MONTHLY REVIEW PR, 238 Seiten, L=226mm, B=145mm, H=26mm, Gew.=481gr, [GR: 15500 - HC/Geschichte], [SW: - History - General History], Gebunden, Klappentext: Like other pre-colonial socioeconomic formations, the profession of prostitution underwent a dramatic change in Bengal soon after the British take-over. Under the Raj explores the world of the prostitute in nineteenth century Bengal. It traces how, from the peripheries of pre-colonial Bengali rural society, they came to dominate the center-stage in Calcutta, the capital of British India -- thanks to the emergence of a new clientele brought forth by the colonial order.<P>Sumanta Banerjee examines the policies the British administration implemented to revamp the profession to suit its needs, as well as to screen its practitioners in a bid to protect its minions in the army from venereal diseases. He also analyzes the class structure within the prostitute community in nineteenth century Bengal, its complex relationship with the Bengali bhadralok society -- and, what is more important and fascinating for modern researchers in popular culture -- the voices of the prostitutes themselves, which we hear from their songs, letters, and writings, collected and reproduced from both oral tradition and printed sources. Like other pre-colonial socioeconomic formations, the profession of prostitution underwent a dramatic change in Bengal soon after the British take-over. Under the Raj explores the world of the prostitute in nineteenth century Bengal. It traces how, from the peripheries of pre-colonial Bengali rural society, they came to dominate the center-stage in Calcutta, the capital of British India -- thanks to the emergence of a new clientele brought forth by the colonial order.Sumanta Banerjee examines the policies the British administration implemented to revamp the profession to suit its needs, as well as to screen its practitioners in a bid to protect its minions in the army from venereal diseases. He also analyzes the class structure within the prostitute community in nineteenth century Bengal, its complex relationship with the Bengali bhadralok society -- and, what is more important and fascinating for modern researchers in popular culture -- the voices of the prostitutes themselves, which we hear from their songs, letters, and writings, collected and reproduced from both oral tradition and printed sources.

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: MONTHLY REVIEW PR, 238 Seiten, L=226mm, B=145mm, H=26mm, Gew.=481gr, [GR: 15500 - HC/Geschichte], [SW: - History - General History], Gebunden, Klappentext: Like other pre-colonial socioeconomic formations, the profession of prostitution underwent a dramatic change in Bengal soon after the British take-over. Under the Raj explores the world of the prostitute in nineteenth century Bengal. It traces how, from the peripheries of pre-colonial Bengali rural society, they came to dominate the center-stage in Calcutta, the capital of British India -- thanks to the emergence of a new clientele brought forth by the colonial order.<P>Sumanta Banerjee examines the policies the British administration implemented to revamp the profession to suit its needs, as well as to screen its practitioners in a bid to protect its minions in the army from venereal diseases. He also analyzes the class structure within the prostitute community in nineteenth century Bengal, its complex relationship with the Bengali bhadralok society -- and, what is more important and fascinating for modern researchers in popular culture -- the voices of the prostitutes themselves, which we hear from their songs, letters, and writings, collected and reproduced from both oral tradition and printed sources.

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: MONTHLY REVIEW PR, 238 Seiten, L=226mm, B=145mm, H=26mm, Gew.=481gr, [GR: 15500 - HC/Geschichte], [SW: - History - General History], Gebunden, Klappentext: Like other pre-colonial socioeconomic formations, the profession of prostitution underwent a dramatic change in Bengal soon after the British take-over. Under the Raj explores the world of the prostitute in nineteenth century Bengal. It traces how, from the peripheries of pre-colonial Bengali rural society, they came to dominate the center-stage in Calcutta, the capital of British India -- thanks to the emergence of a new clientele brought forth by the colonial order.<P>Sumanta Banerjee examines the policies the British administration implemented to revamp the profession to suit its needs, as well as to screen its practitioners in a bid to protect its minions in the army from venereal diseases. He also analyzes the class structure within the prostitute community in nineteenth century Bengal, its complex relationship with the Bengali bhadralok society -- and, what is more important and fascinating for modern researchers in popular culture -- the voices of the prostitutes themselves, which we hear from their songs, letters, and writings, collected and reproduced from both oral tradition and printed sources.

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Under the Raj: Prostitution in Colonial Bengal

Like other pre-colonial socioeconomic formations, the profession of prostitution underwent a dramatic change in Bengal soon after the British take-over. Under the Raj explores the world of the prostitute in nineteenth century Bengal. It traces how, from the peripheries of pre-colonial Bengali rural society, they came to dominate the center-stage in Calcutta, the capital of British India -- thanks to the emergence of a new clientele brought forth by the colonial order.Sumanta Banerjee examines the policies the British administration implemented to revamp the profession to suit its needs, as well as to screen its practitioners in a bid to protect its minions in the army from venereal diseases. He also analyzes the class structure within the prostitute community in nineteenth century Bengal, its complex relationship with the Bengali bhadralok society -- and, what is more important and fascinating for modern researchers in popular culture -- the voices of the prostitutes themselves, which we hear from their songs, letters, and writings, collected and reproduced from both oral tradition and printed sources.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781583670354
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1583670351
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2000
Publisher: MONTHLY REVIEW PR
238 Pages
Weight: 0,481 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1583670351

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1-58367-035-1, 978-1-58367-035-4


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