At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in Late-Victorian Britain

  title={At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in Late-Victorian Britain},
  author={Antoinette Burton},
Antoinette Burton focuses on the experiences of three Victorian travelers in Britain to illustrate how 'Englishness' was made and remade in relation to imperialism. The accounts left by these three sojourners - all prominent, educated Indians - represent complex, critical ethnographies of 'native' metropolitan society and offer revealing glimpses of what it was like to be a colonial subject in fin-de-siecle Britain. Burton's innovative interpretation of the travelers' testimonies shatters the… 

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