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Introduction

Chie Ikeya

in Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the place of women—and more specifically women of the khit kala, “women of the times”—in colonialism and modernity in Burma. It attempts to uncover a forgotten or suppressed ... More


Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Chie Ikeya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book presents the first study of one of the most prevalent and critical topics of public discourse in colonial Burma: the women of the khit kala—“the women of the times”—who burst onto the ... More


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