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India and the British Empire

Douglas M. Peers and Nandini Gooptu


South Asian History has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance over the past thirty years. Its historians are not only producing new ways of thinking about the imperial impact and legacy on South Asia, but also helping to reshape the study of imperial history in general. The chapters here address a number of these important developments, delineating not only the complicated interplay between imperial rulers and their subjects in India, but also illuminating the economic, political, environmental, social, cultural, ideological, and intellectual contexts which informed, and were in turn informed by, t ... More

Keywords: South Asia, imperial history, India, colonialism, imperialism, modernity, nationalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199259885
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas M. Peers, editor
Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo, Canada

Nandini Gooptu, editor
Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford