Ideologies of the Raj / Edition 1

Ideologies of the Raj / Edition 1

by Thomas R. Metcalf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521589371

ISBN-13: 9780521589376

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Thomas Metcalf's fascinating study examines the ways the British sought to legitimate their rule over India. He demonstrates that the principles the British devised incorporated contradictory visions of India, yet together they made the authority of the Raj lawful. Students of modern India and the British Empire will find this book relevant and accessible.  See more details below

Overview

Thomas Metcalf's fascinating study examines the ways the British sought to legitimate their rule over India. He demonstrates that the principles the British devised incorporated contradictory visions of India, yet together they made the authority of the Raj lawful. Students of modern India and the British Empire will find this book relevant and accessible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521589376
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
New Cambridge History of India Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Britian and India in the eighteenth century; 2. Liberalism and empire; 3. The creation of difference; 4. The ordering of difference; 5. Coping with contradiction; 6. Epilogue: Raj, nation, empire.

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