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Atiya's JourneysA Muslim Woman from Colonial Bombay to Edwardian Britain$
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Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Sunil Sharma

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780198068334

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.001.0001

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Conclusions

Conclusions

Travel, Biography, History

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Atiya's Journeys
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Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

Sunil Sharma

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068334.003.0006

From colonial Bombay where she spent most of her adult life, Atiya Fyzee travelled to Britain for university education. Atiya had the distinction of being the only one among almost 30 million Indians to travel overseas in the century between 1830 and 1930. Although her stay in Britain ended prematurely after just a year for reasons that were unknown, she took the opportunity to visit Heidelberg and Munich in Germany and Paris in France before going home to Bombay in 1907. A year later, Atiya went to Europe with her elder sister and her husband. Atiya’s journeys can be understood metaphorically through the lens of biography to highlight the important role of Muslim women in shaping world history. It offers a gendered critique of imperial culture stimulated by her experience of travel and expressed in the context of the most everyday of activities.

Keywords:   Atiya Fyzee, travel, university education, Britain, Muslim women, Bombay, biography, imperial culture, Atiya’s journeys

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