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Marriage and Minority: The Indian Nation, the Muslim Question, and the Child Marriage Restraint Act of 1929

Ishita Pande

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

The Child Marriage Restraint Act passed in India in 1929 had tremendous signifying value for a nation struggling to shake off colonial rule and accusations of backwardness. As a progressive, liberal, ... More


Mixed Marriage in Colonial Burma: National Identity and Nationhood at Risk

Tin Tin Htun

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0006
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

This chapter explores debates about mixed marriages between Burmese Buddhist women and Indian men in the rapidly changing social, psychological, political, and economic contexts of 1930s Burma. It ... More


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