The Making of Western Indology: Henry Thomas Colebrooke and the East India Company

The Making of Western Indology: Henry Thomas Colebrooke and the East India Company

by Rosane Rocher, Ludo Rocher

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ISBN-13: 9781317579168
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/17/2014
Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Rosane Rocher is Professor Emerita of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Her research interests include the history of Indology and of linguistics, particularly in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Ludo Rocher is Emeritus W. Norman Brown Professor of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. His research interests include the cultural history of India through the ages, with particular focus on the development of Hindu law and its adaptation in the Anglo-Indian courts.

Table of Contents

1. From Heir to the Crown to Turnspit (London, 1765-1782)  2. Against the Grain (Rural Bengal, 1783-1795)  3. Law and Sanskrit (Mirzapur, 1795-1801)  4. Matter of Duty (Calcutta, 1802-1807)  5. Theorist of the Bengal Government (Calcutta, 1807-1814)  6. Promoting India (London, 1815-1827)  7. Sunset (London, 1827-1837)  8. Legacy

 

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