Bio: Elizabeth Clemo is an academic researcher. The author has contributed to research in topic(s): Women's work & Colonialism. The author has an hindex of 1, co-authored 1 publication(s) receiving 16 citation(s).
Topics: Women's work, Colonialism
01 Jan 2012
TL;DR: Vibert et al. as mentioned in this paper examined the development of these roles in the missionary and secular philanthropic communities and how these women used periodicals as a space to implicitly demonstrate their competence and explicitly argue for their status as educators and medical workers.
Abstract: Supervisory Committee Dr. Elizabeth Vibert, (Department of History) Supervisor Dr. Lynne Marks, (Department of History) Departmental Member This paper discusses the means by which some British women created professional roles for themselves out of their philanthropic work in India between 1880 and 1900. I examine the development of these roles in the missionary and secular philanthropic communities and how these women used periodicals as a space to implicitly demonstrate their competence and explicitly argue for their status as educators and medical workers. Colonial India provided a particular context of imperial ideals and gendered realities: Indian women were believed to be particularly deprived of learning, medical care and ―civilisation‖ by custom and culture, and Englishwomen could call on the rhetoric of imperial duty to legitimise their care of these disadvantaged women. I argue that India provided the means for British women to demonstrate their capabilities and to involve themselves in the ongoing nineteenth-century project to incorporate women into previously masculine professional societies.
01 Jun 1997-Womens History Review
01 Jul 1993-History of European Ideas
TL;DR: In this paper, the rhetoric of English India has been studied in the context of the history of European ideas, and the rhetoric has been analyzed in terms of English-to-Indians.
Abstract: (1993). The rhetoric of english India. History of European Ideas: Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 533-535.
TL;DR: In this article, gender, sex, and subordination in England 1500-1800 are discussed in the context of a review of new books: Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 117-118.
Abstract: (1997). Gender, Sex and Subordination in England 1500–1800. History: Reviews of New Books: Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 117-118.
01 Mar 1994-Womens History Review