The Frail Hero and Virile History: Gender and the Politics of Culture in Colonial Bengal

@article{Chowdhury2000TheFH,
  title={The Frail Hero and Virile History: Gender and the Politics of Culture in Colonial Bengal},
  author={Indira Chowdhury},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={2000},
  volume={59},
  pages={767 - 768}
}
Demonstrating the centrality of gender in the formation of a national identity, Indira Chowdhury opens up fresh ways to scrutinizing the links between nationalism and Indian modernity, examining how indigenous cultural forms are constructed for a modern political identity. This book is intended for postgraduate students and scholars of nationalism, gender politics and the social history of colonial era. 
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