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Born in Jaipur, Meenal Shrivastava now lives in British Columbia, Canada where she is a writer and a professor of political economy and global studies at Athabasca University. Aside from teaching and research, Shrivastava regularly speaks on the erasure of women in historical narratives and issues in the global political economy. In Amma’s Daughters, her first work of creative nonfiction, Shrivastava weaves together interviews, her mother’s and grandmother’s writings, and archival research to tell the story of some of the forgotten foot soldiers of India’s independence movement.

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Born in Jaipur, Meenal Shrivastava now lives in British Columbia, Canada where she is a writer and a professor of political economy and global studies at Athabasca University. Aside from teaching and research, Shrivastava regularly speaks on the erasure of women in historical narratives and issues in the global political economy. In Amma’s Daughters, her first work of creative nonfiction, Shrivastava weaves together interviews, her mother’s and grandmother’s writings, and archival research to tell the story of some of the forgotten foot soldiers of India’s independence movement.