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Women’s Education: North India: 20th Century
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In Muslim India, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed intense public contestation over women’s role in society. At this time, Indian Muslims balanced participating in a rapidly changing socioeconomic environment, under British colonial rule, with attempting to retain a se…

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Shenila Khoja-Moolji, “Women’s Education: North India: 20th Century”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 28 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002152>
First published online: 2018

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