Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire Pramod K. Nayar

ISBN: 9781118278970

Published: February 28th 2012

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Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire  by  Pramod K. Nayar

Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire by Pramod K. Nayar
February 28th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9781118278970 | 3.50 Mb

This accessible cultural history explores 400 years of British imperial adventure in India, developing a coherent narrative through a wide range of colonial documents, from exhibition catalogues to memoirs and travelogues. It shows how these textsMoreThis accessible cultural history explores 400 years of British imperial adventure in India, developing a coherent narrative through a wide range of colonial documents, from exhibition catalogues to memoirs and travelogues.

It shows how these texts helped legitimize the moral ambiguities of colonial rule even as they helped the English fashion themselves.An engaging examination of European colonizers representations of native populationsAnalyzes colonial discourse through an impressive range of primary sources, including memoirs, letters, exhibition catalogues, administrative reports, and traveloguesSurveys 400 years of Indias history, from the 16th century to the end of the British Empire Demonstrates how colonial discourses naturalized the racial and cultural differences between the English and the Indians, and controlled anxieties over these differences



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