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Negotiating the boundaries of gender and empire : Lady Curzon, Vicereine of India, 1898-1905

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This thesis presents a life geography of Mary Curzon during the time she occupied the position of Vicereine of India, 1898-1905. Informed by gender and post-colonial theory I contextualise Mary Curzon within the culture of empire in India and at home. This thesis adopts the framework of the incorporated wife to address the imperial and domestic subjectivity of Mary Curzon and stresses the importance of reading her life situated within a fluid understanding of her negotiation of 'home' and ...

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University of Oxford
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Author
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602336578
Deposit date:
2017-10-05

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