Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

  • Keywords: prostitution x
  • Indian History x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Creation and Recreation of India’s Illicit Zones of Performing Arts: Dynamics of Exclusion in Colonial and Postcolonial India

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines processes of exclusion of hereditary female performers that stretch from the first part of the nineteenth century through the twentieth and into the twenty-first. It describes ... More


Female Hereditary Performers in Post-Independence India: Communities, Histories and Livelihoods

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the communities of female hereditary performers themselves. Drawing on evidence from colonial ethnographies as well as from contemporary fieldwork, it begins by outlining the ... More


Mumbai Dance Bars, Anti-Nautch II, and New Possibilities

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the dance bars of Mumbai. It describes the campaign to ban dancing in these bars by the state of Maharashtra and other groups that led to a ban in 2005; it also describes the ... More


Translations of Adherence: From ‘Feudalism’ and ‘Slavery’ to ‘Savagery’

Indrani Chatterjee

in Forgotten Friends: Monks, Marriages, and Memories of Northeast India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089223
eISBN:
9780199082551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089223.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter uses key moments in British colonial conflicts with monastic subjects and communities across Assam, Chittagong-Tripura and Manipur to make sense of the keywords generated by Englishmen ... More


Sexuality, Scandals, and the Urban Order

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

The telling of popular stories on the urban experience was inimical to the shaping of the city’s social order. It helped outline a wider public sphere and announce the presence of new social and ... More


View: