A new age of discovery: India, the Middle East and Britain

  title={A new age of discovery: India, the Middle East and Britain},
  author={Peter Roberts},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={321 - 330}
  • P. Roberts
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • History
  • Middle Eastern Studies
Barbara Harlow and Mia Carter, the editors of Archives of Empire Volume I: From the East India Company to the Suez Canal, define it as ‘useful for pedagogical and scholarly use [and] of considerable interest and continuing usefulness to students, teachers, researchers, and readers of the imperial narrative’. It invites questions about the contribution of post-colonial scholars of literature to understanding the history of South Asia and the Middle East and even Britain, where most of the… 
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