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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


Conclusion

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/9780824834616.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter reviews that the book has examined the complexities of colonialism and modernity in Burma by focusing on the women of the khit kala. It has considered how the modern woman, ... More


Between Patriotism and Feminism: Politicized and Organized Women

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/9780824834616.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how feminism and patriotism came to intersect as Burmese women became increasingly politicized during the 1920s and 1930s. As wives and mothers of the nation, Burmese women were ... More


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