Fractured Modernity: Making Of A Middle Class In Colonial North India
by Sanjay Joshi /
2005 / English / PDF
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This book describes the rise of a middle class in colonial India. Using Lucknow as a case study, the author demonstrates ways in which the making of the middle class in British india was closely tied to both 'modern' and 'traditional' imaginings and constructions of class, community, nation, and gender relations.