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Reading the East India Company 1720-1840
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Betty Joseph
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In Reading the East India Company, Betty Joseph offers an innovative account of how archives—and the practice of archiving—shaped colonial ideologies in Bri
The East India Company, 1600-1857
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: William A. Pettigrew
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-15 - Publisher: Routledge

This book employs a wide range of perspectives to demonstrate how the East India Company facilitated cross-cultural interactions between the English and various
Mixed-Race and Modernity in Colonial India
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Adrian Carton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-06 - Publisher: Routledge

Focusing on Portuguese, British and French colonial spaces, this book traces changing concepts of mixed-race identity in early colonial India. Starting in the s
Indian Ink
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Miles Ogborn
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A commercial company established in 1600 to monopolize trade between England and the Far East, the East India Company grew to govern an Indian empire. Exploring
The British Empire
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Philippa Levine
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-04 - Publisher: Routledge

This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise. It offers a comprehensive analysis not just of political events a
Ethnography and Encounter
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Guido van Meersbergen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-18 - Publisher: BRILL

Covering trade, diplomacy, and colonial governance, this book demonstrates how the activities of the Dutch and English East India Companies took shape in direct
The Art of Political Fiction in Hamilton, Edgeworth, and Owenson
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Susan B. Egenolf
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Even as Romantic-period authors asserted the importance of telling the unvarnished truth, novelists were deploying narrative glossing in particularly sophistica
Hating Empire Properly
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Sunil M. Agnani
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-14 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

Discusses arguments made against empire and colonialism in the eighteenth century through works by Denis Diderot and Edmund Burke. Explores the limits and failu
Narrating Cultural Encounter
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Arnab Chatterjee
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-28 - Publisher: Routledge

This book interrogates and historicises eighteenth-century British women writers’ responses to India through the novel and travel writing to bring out the pol
Vice in the Barracks
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: E. Wald
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-26 - Publisher: Springer

Shortlisted for the 2014 Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize and the 2014 Templer Award for the Best First Book by a New Author. Sex and alcohol preocc