British Encounters with India, 1750-1830: A Sourcebook

British Encounters with India, 1750-1830: A Sourcebook

By: Tim Keirn (editor), Norbert Schurer (editor)Paperback

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A collection of 18th- and early 19th-century primary texts and images that represent various facets of the cross-cultural interaction between India and Britain. The anthology suggests that for a brief period -- while most Europeans were involved in projects of Empire and domination -- some British envisioned a convergence of cultures.

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TIM KEIRN is Lecturer in both History and Education at California State University, Long Beach, USA. He has published a range of articles and essays on eighteenth-century British and World history as well as in History Education. He is the author of Witness to World History: The Early Modern Period (forthcoming 2013). NORBERT SCHURER is Associate Professor in the English department at California State University, Long Beach, USA. His research and teaching focuses on eighteenth-century British literature, book history, and women's writing. His recent publications include an edition of the novel Sophia by Charlotte Lennox and Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children: A Reader's Guide.


List of Maps Acknowledgements Note on the Texts Introduction Politics and Governance Colony and Metropole Geographies Religion Gender and Domestic Life Culture Images Bibliography and Further Reading Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780230231443
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780230231443
  • weight: 384
  • ISBN10: 0230231446

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