The memoirs of Dr. Haimabati Sen: from child widow to lady doctor / translated by Tapan Raychaudhuri ; edited by Geraldine Forbes, Tapan Raychaudhuri. Complexities and Conflicts in the Memoir of Haimabati Sen. INDRANI SEN. The autobiography, The Memoirs of HaimabatiSen, is valuable for the light it throws. Get this from a library! The memoirs of Dr. Haimabati Sen: from child widow to lady doctor. [Haimabati Sen; Geraldine Hancock Forbes; Tapan Raychaudhuri].

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Haimabati was born in in what later became the Khulna district of East Bengal in a zamindari family. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

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Haomabati followed in her memoirs was a series of journeys from one house to another, from one village to another, in boats, steamers, trains and bullock carts. Please enter valid pincode to check Delivery available unavailable in your area. Provide feedback about this page. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. But Haimabati was born at a time when it was considered inauspicious to educate a girl.

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But deep within her the desire to be educated remained. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.


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Within a few years, both her parents died and her brother and brothers-in-law cheated her of haimsbati property. Click on image to Zoom.

In fact, on the night of the marriage he tells her that he would like to be a celibate for six months.

Send this article to Friends by E-Mail. E-Gift Couponclick here. But her husband was of no help to her except that he gave her the status of a wife. English Choose a language for shopping.

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She has two short story collections and a translated one in English called A Purple Sea to her credit. Your list has reached the maximum sne of items. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Along with that she strove to keep her dignity.

Please enter recipient e-mail address es. As a nine and a half year old bride, she went to her husband’s house and a seven year old child was placed on her lap as her daughter. Hello World, this is a test. All Formats Hardcover Sort by: English View all editions and formats.

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High to Low Avg. To prove her capabilities, one day, Haimabati read the Ramayana to her grandmother and others which they enjoyed. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Before Haimabati could even enjoy showing off the little she had studied, her marriage was fixed with a 45 year-old widower. Haimabati did become a doctor and practice, but with obstacles put in her way by men in her field.

Description This intimate autobiography, rich in details of a society in transition, was written by one of India’s earliest ‘native’ women doctors. But what is heartening is that they were not destroyed. Submit Review Submit Review. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.