Index
Acharya,M.K,166,182,183–84
Addams,Jane,37,149
African Americans: on immigration, 102,
103–4;interestinIndia,101–3;‘‘negroprob-
lem,’’ 34; northward migration of, 70;
politicalleaders,101;onSarojiniNaidu,103.
Seealso Lynching
Age of Consent Committee, 165, 180, 194;
witnessesbefore,184–86
Ali,MaulanaMuhammad,88,187–88
Ali,ShareefahHamid,160
AllIndiaWomen’sConference(aiwc),49,112,
247;inDelhi,163,164;ondepressedclasses,
243–45;ondevelopinganagenda,174–78,
206,220–22;formationof,55–57;Muslim
members,187–88,190,238–40,241–42,245;
onSardaAct,162–64;onsuffrage,213–15,
217,219,225,227,229
Ambedkar,B.R.,48,211;Gandhiand,42,105,
234;Mayoand,150;onwomen’srepresenta-
tion,233
AmritsarMassacre,31,37,136
Andrews,C.F.,104–5,117
Anglo-Saxonism,39,69,70,94. Seealso Racism
Bai,G.Sumati,144,146–47,192–93
Bolshevism:appealasradicalideology,42;fear
of,3,33,148,173;trialofsuspectedIndian
sympathizers,41
BritishDominionsWomenCitizens’Union,53
Broadway:adaptationof MotherIndia on,2,99
Caste:anticastemovements,21,23,48;Brah-
minicalHinduism,146;incolonialcritiques,
43;andcritiqueof Brahminism,129–30,245;
defenseofprivilegesof,45,115;disaffection
ofnon-BrahminsanddalitswithCongress,
54,182;asidentity,8,43,55,57–58,199,243–
47;strategiesof liberation,42;theoryof
outcastes,105;treatmentofuntouchables,
80;women’smovementand,243–45
Catholicism,critiqueof,70,97
Catt,CarrieChapman,52,149
Chand,49–50,140
Chattopadhyay, Kamaladevi, 57; on aiwc
agenda,176;onBritishcolonialism,115,
aslobbyist,147
Childmarriage:agencyforreformof,155–
ageofmarriageinBritain,167,313n.72
ofmarriageinNewYork,160;campaig
inIndiaagainst,63,83,141,145;commo
explanationfor,143;consentbills,157–5
161,162,180–81;incidenceinIndia,152–
maritalrapein,155;modernizingargum
against,154–56;separationofmaritalan
non-maritalsex,157–58
ChildMarriageRestraintAct(SardaAct):
ernmentoppositionto,82–83,122,158–
impactof MotherIndia,158;impactonA
of MarriageActinBritain,167;impact
Harijans,195;inadequacyof,152–53,163
Mayo’soppositionto,159–61;non-Brah
supportfor,182;astestcaseforwomen
movement,163–65;asuniversallyappli-
cable,9,21,152–54,161,195–96;women
constituencyfor,10,50,169–71
Churchill,Winston,33,39,93
Citizenship:allegedEuropeanprovenance
15–16;alternativegenealogyof,10–12,1
14;ascategoryofpoliticalsubjectivity,5
critiqueof liberalconceptof,12–13;for
ansintheUnitedStates,34,94–96,103–
liberalandrepublicantraditionsof,222
nonwhitepeoples,3;asnormative,14,1
212,221,253;substantiveequalityof,219
womenasmodelsof,152–54,161,197–9
200,205,208,211,223,224,231
Civildisobediencemovements(1930s),41,
208,218,235
Class:asbasisforcritiqueofchildmarriag
186;asbasisforcollectivemobilization,
60–61;asbasisfordivisioninwomen’s
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