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Maternities and modernities : colonial and postcolonial experiences in Asia and the Pacific / edited by Kalpana Ram and Margaret Jolly.

By: Ram, Kalpana
Contributor(s): Jolly, Margaret
Language: English Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1998.Description: xiv, 305p. : ill., maps ; 23cm.ISBN: 0521586143
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Introduction / M. Jolly; Shaping reproduction: early 20th century Malaya / L. Manderson; Modernizing the Malay mother / Maila Stivens; "Good wives and mothers" or "dedicated workers": Travancore, South India / Jane Haggis; Maternity and the story of enlightenment in the colonies: Tamil coastal women, India / K. Ram; The dai and the doctor: rural Bangladesh / Santi Rozario; Other mothers: the depopulation debate in Fiji and Vanuata, 1890-1930 / M. Jolly; Just add water: remaking women through childbirth, Papua New Guinea / L. Merrett-Balkos; From sisters to wives: Simbo, Solomon Islands / Christine Dureau; Epilogue: maternal experience and feminist body politics / K. Ram.