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Cultures of servitude : modernity, domesticity, and class in India / Raka Ray and Seemin Qayum.

By: Ray, Raka [aut].
Contributor(s): Qayum, Seemin [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, cop.2009Description: 1 vol. (XIV-255 p.) : ill. ; 23 cm.Content type: Media type: | ISBN: 9780804760713 (rel); 0804760713 (rel); 9780804760720 (br); 0804760721 (br).Subject(s): Employ�es de maison -- Inde -- Histoire | Employeur et employ�e (droit) | Classe sociale -- Inde -- Histoire | Household employees -- India -- History | Master and servant -- India -- History | Social classes -- India -- History | Conditions sociales -- Inde | India -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 640/.460954
Contents:
Approaching servitude in Kolkata -- Colonial legacies and spatial transformations : from the big house to the flat -- Between family retainer and freelancer -- Disquieting transitions : from 'part of the family' to the wage contract -- The failure of patriarchy -- The cultivation and cleavage of distinction -- Traveling cultures of servitude : loyalty and betrayal in New York and Kolkata
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Bibliogr. p. 233-248. Index.

Approaching servitude in Kolkata -- Colonial legacies and spatial transformations : from the big house to the flat -- Between family retainer and freelancer -- Disquieting transitions : from 'part of the family' to the wage contract -- The failure of patriarchy -- The cultivation and cleavage of distinction -- Traveling cultures of servitude : loyalty and betrayal in New York and Kolkata

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