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Cultures of servitude

Raka Ray

Cultures of servitude

modernity, domesticity, and class in India

by Raka Ray

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestics -- India -- History,
  • Master and servant -- India -- History,
  • Social classes -- India -- History,
  • India -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRaka Ray and Seemin Qayum.
    ContributionsQayum, Seemin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.D52 .R39 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22671693M
    ISBN 109780804760713, 9780804760720
    LC Control Number2008046378


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