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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Description

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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About Author

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.

Contents

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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