The Domination of Strangers: Modern Governance in Eastern India, 1780-1835

The Domination of Strangers: Modern Governance in Eastern India, 1780-1835

by J. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 023057453X

ISBN-13: 9780230574533

Pub. Date: 11/25/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Offering a major new interpretation of the transformation of political thought and practice in colonial India, The Domination of Strangers traces the origins of modern ideas about the state and Indian civil society to the practical interaction between the British and their south Asian subjects.

Overview

Offering a major new interpretation of the transformation of political thought and practice in colonial India, The Domination of Strangers traces the origins of modern ideas about the state and Indian civil society to the practical interaction between the British and their south Asian subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230574533
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/25/2008
Series:
Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Maps and Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction Comparing Eighteenth-Century Political Societies Crisis, Anxiety and the Making of a New Order Colonial Indecision and the Origins of the Hindu Joint Family Governing the Power of Proprietors The State as Machine and the Ambivalent Origins of Colonial Reform Indian Liberalism and Colonial Utilitarianism Reflections Notes Bibliography

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