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The Resource Cultures of Servitude : Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India

Cultures of Servitude : Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India

Label
Cultures of Servitude : Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India
Title
Cultures of Servitude
Title remainder
Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Employers and servants in Kolkata reveal through their own stories how their evolving culture of servitude has produced, preserved, and disrupted ideas of gender and class in India and beyond
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ray, Raka
Dewey number
640/.460954
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8039.D52R39 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Qayum, Seemin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Household employees
  • Master and servant
  • Social classes
  • India
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • HOUSE & HOME
  • Household employees
  • Master and servant
  • Social classes
  • Social conditions
  • India
Label
Cultures of Servitude : Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 -- Approaching Servitude in Kolkata; Culture of Servitude; Servants and Employers under Study; The Middle Classes of India; Working with Cultures of Servitude; Map of the Book; 2 -- Colonial Legacies and Spatial Transformations; Kolkata in Space and Time; Kolkata's Employing Classes; The Essential Servant; From Male to Female Servants; From Live-in to Part-Time but No Less Essential; Conclusion; 3 -- Between Family Retainer and Freelancer; Tasks and Castes; A World of "Unfreedom"; Time and Labor Regimes
Control code
793166855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804771092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793166855
Label
Cultures of Servitude : Modernity, Domesticity, and Class in India
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; 1 -- Approaching Servitude in Kolkata; Culture of Servitude; Servants and Employers under Study; The Middle Classes of India; Working with Cultures of Servitude; Map of the Book; 2 -- Colonial Legacies and Spatial Transformations; Kolkata in Space and Time; Kolkata's Employing Classes; The Essential Servant; From Male to Female Servants; From Live-in to Part-Time but No Less Essential; Conclusion; 3 -- Between Family Retainer and Freelancer; Tasks and Castes; A World of "Unfreedom"; Time and Labor Regimes
Control code
793166855
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (431 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804771092
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)793166855

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