Negotiating India in Nineteenth-Century Media

Negotiating India in Nineteenth-Century Media


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Negotiating India in Nineteenth-Century Media by D. Finkelstein

This collection of twelve original essays is the first concerted attempt to examine representations of India in the nineteenth-century media. It offers analyses of a representative sampling of contemporary media publications produced in India as well as in Britain between 1840 and 1900. The result contributes to ongoing analyses of the complex cultural relations between metropole and periphery in imperial systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333711460
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/09/2000
Edition description: 2000
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

DAVID FINKELSTEIN is Head of the Media and Communication Department at Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh. He is the author of An Index to Blackwood's Magazine, 1901-1980, (1995) Philip Meadows Taylor (1990) and co-editor of Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities (2000). He has also published articles on book history and the nineteenth-century media in such journals as Victorian Periodicals Review and Publishing History.

DOUGLAS M. PEERS is Associate Professor of History at the University of Calgary. He is the author of Between Mars and Mammon Colonial Armies and the Garrison State in Early Nineteenth-Century India and co-editor of J.S. Mill's Encounter with India (1999). He has published articles in such journals as the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, International History Review, Medical History and Modern Asian Studies.

Table of Contents

Illustrations Notes on the Contributors Acknowledgements 'A Great System of Circulation': Introducing India into the Nineteenth-Century Media; D.Finkelstein & D.M.Peers Institutionalising Imperial Reform: The Indian Magazine and Late-Victorian Colonial Politics; A.Burton Issues of Race, Gender, and Nation in Englishwomen's Domestic Magazine and Queen , 1850-1900; N.Chaudhuri 'Half-Caste Bob' or Race and Caste in the late Victorian Boys' Story Paper; K.Boyd The Story of Our Lives: The Moonstone and the Indian Mutiny in All the Year Round; H.Park 'Double-dyed Traitors and Infernal Villains': Illustrated London News , Household Words , Charles Dickens and the Indian Rebellion; L.Peters Narratives of Progress and Idioms of Community: Two Urdu Periodicals of the 1870s; J.Majeed 'Strange Medley[s]': Ambiguities of Role Purpose, and Representation in Kipling's From Sea to Sea; J.McBratney Representing the Technology of the Raj in Britain's Victorian Periodical Press' A.M.Wainwright The Army in India and the Military Periodical Press, 1830-1989; T.R.Moreman Was there an Oriental Renaissance in Medicine?: The Evidence of the Nineteenth-Century Medical Press; M.Harrison 'Purple Prose and the Yellow Press: Imagined Spaces and The Military Expedition to Tirah, 1897'; G.R.Wilkinson Index

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