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A Time for Tea
A Time for Tea

A Time for Tea

by Piya Chatterjee

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Language

English

Publisher

Kali/Zubaan

ISBN

8186706534 - Year: 2001 - Pages: 418

Binding

Hardcover

Piya Chatterjee

Author: Piya Chatterjee
Publisher: Kali/Zubaan
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 418
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186706534

Description

In this creative, ethnographic and historical critique of labor practices on an Indian plantation, Piya Chatterjee provides a sophisticated examination of the production, consumption and circulation of tea. Allowing personal, scholarly and artistic voices to speak in turn, the author discusses the felicitation of women who labor under colonial, post/colonial and now neofeudal conditions.

A Time for Tea demonstrates that at the heart of these narratives of travel, conquest and settlement are compelling stories of women workers. While exploring the global and political dimensions of local practices of gendered labor, Chatterjee also reflects on the privileges and paradoxes of her own decolonization as a third world feminist anthropologist.

Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgements

Alap
Travels of Tea, Travels of Empire
Cultivating the Garden
The Raj Baroque
Estates of a New Raj
Discipline and Labor
Village Politics
Protest
A Last Act

Appendix

Glossary

Notes

Bibliograp

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