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What is a Zenana?

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Published by Woman"s Union Missionary Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zenana missions

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25916732M
    OCLC/WorldCa173006214

    Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Translated into English from the original Bengali anthology, Zenana Mehfil (Stree), this collection of early writings of Bengali Muslim women helps make visible women writers of Bengal, between East Pakistan and West Bengal, India, Why was so little known about these writers?


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Get this from a library. Zenana mission: the role of Christian missionaries for the education of women in 19th century Bengal. [Binaẏa Bhūshaṇa Rāẏa; Pranati Ray; I.S.P.C.K. (Organization)].

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