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Organizing Empire-CL


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September 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

An analysis of the forms and uses of individualism in colonial and anti-colonial India.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Rogue-colonial individualism: General Dyer, colonial masculinity, intentionality and the Amritsar Massacre; 2. Feminist-nationalist individualism: Margaret Cousins, activism and witnessing; 3. Heroic-nationalist individualism: Kalpana Dutt, gender and the Bengali "terrorist" movement; 4. Heroic-colonial individualism: Raj nostalgia and the recuperation of colonial history

Portrait

Purnima Bose is Associate Professor of English at Indiana University.

Pressestimmen

"Organizing Empire is an ambitious work ... if offers an array of suggestive insights into the lives of those who lived and worked within the Indian Empire."--International Review of Social History, Sept 2004 "[A] dense, thoughtful book about individualism and group identity in the colonial era and in the formation of Indian nationalism."--Foreign Affairs Positive review in TLS. Also reviewed in International History Review. Listed in Critical Inquiry, Cultural Critique, Journal of Asian History, Journal of the History of Ideas, Race and Class, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History, CHE
EAN: 9780822327592
ISBN: 0822327597
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2003
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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