Savagery and Colonialism in the Indian Ocean: Power, Pleasure and the Andaman Islanders

Savagery and Colonialism in the Indian Ocean: Power, Pleasure and the Andaman Islanders

by Satadru Sen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135183066
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2009
Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 278
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Satadru Sen teaches South Asian History at Queens College at City University of New York, USA.  He is the author of  Colonial Childhoods: The Juvenile Periphery of India, 1860-1945; Migrant Races: Empire, Identity and K.S. Ranjitsinhji;
Disciplining Punishment: Colonialism and Convict Society in the Andaman Islands and (as co-editor) Confronting the Body: The Politics of Physicality in Colonial and Post-Colonial South Asia.

Table of Contents

1. Racializing the Andamanese  2. Counterinsurgency and the Jungle  3. Clearings of the Kidnapped  4. The Dying Savage: Work, Medicine and Andamanese Extinction  5. Another Jungle: Natives and Savages  6. Savage Pleasures: The Erotics of the Andamanese Body  .Conclusion: Beyond the Clearing

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