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Between Empires: Print and Politics in Goa

Rochelle Pinto


This book explores the contours of print production in Goa as an extension of the questions that had prompted the studies on print in colonial India. It looks into the nature of and principles guiding Portuguese colonialism in Goa. The discussion of print as the locus of the formation and contestation of polities rests on certain assumptions about the functioning of the colonial state, its relation with the colonial elite, relations within colonial society, dissemination and bilingualism. The book initially draws on the representations of the Catholic elite, who were historically situated by c ... More

Keywords: Goa, colonial India, print, politics, colonialism, Portugal, novels, pamphlets, indigenous culture, elite

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195690477
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195690477.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rochelle Pinto, author
Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore