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A time for tea : women, labor, and post/colonial politics on an Indian plantation /

In this ethnographic and historical critique of labour practices on an Indian plantation, Piya Chatterjee provides a sophisticated and creative examination of the production, consumption, and circulation of tea. "A Time for Tea" reveals how the female tea-pluckers seen in advertisements -...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chatterjee, Piya, 1965- (Author)
Corporate Author: Duke gender collection.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • 1 Alap
  • 2 Travels of Tea, Travels of Empire
  • 3 Cultivating the Garden
  • 4 The Raj Baroque
  • 5 Estates of a New Raj
  • 6 Discipline and Labor
  • 7 Village Politics
  • 8 Protest
  • 9 A Last Act.