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India and the British Empire
1. Introduction 2. State, Power, and Colonialism 3. The Indian Economy and the British Empire 4. Knowledge Formation in Colonial India 5. Colonialism and Social Identities in Flux: Class, Caste, and
India under Colonial Rule: 1700-1885
Introduction to the Series. Acknowledgements. Maps. Preface. Note on Spelling. Chronology. PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 1. BACKGROUND AND HISTORIOGRAPHY. PART TWO: ANALYSIS. 2. EMPIRES AND ENTREPRENEURS,
Privates off Parade: Regimenting Sexuality in the Nineteenth-Century Indian Empire
been unfavourably mentioned to the Governor General. It is stated that he appears in public with a Mussulmanee [Muslim woman], who eloped from some Nawab's [Muslim noble] house. This in such a place
Between Mars and Mammon; the East India Company and Efforts to Reform its Army, 1796–1832
  • D. Peers
  • History, Economics
    The Historical Journal
  • 1 June 1990
The history of the East India Company's rule of India is marked by sporadic outbursts of civil-military conflict. It was not unknown in India for European officers to down tools and commit acts that
J.S. Mill's encounter with India
John Stuart Mill worked for the East India Company in London for thirty-five years (1823-58), drafting many hundreds of dispatches for the guidance of British administrators in India. Historians have
‘The Habitual Nobility of Being’: British Officers and the Social Construction of the Bengal Army in the Early Nineteenth Century
  • D. Peers
  • History
    Modern Asian Studies
  • 1 July 1991
The ethnocentric and racialist overtones of the Victorian empire have long been acknowledged. Most work in this field has generally centred on the mid to late nineteenth century and, by emphasizing