Colonialism and its forms of knowledge: the British in India

@inproceedings{Cohn1996ColonialismAI,
  title={Colonialism and its forms of knowledge: the British in India},
  author={B. Cohn},
  year={1996}
}
This collection of his writings in the last fifteen years discusses areas in which the colonial impact has generally been overlooked. The essays form an exploration of the ways in which the British discovery, collection, and codification of information about Indian project of control and command. He also asserts that an arena of colonial power that seemed most benign and most susceptible to indigenous influences - mostly law - in fact became responsible for the institutional reactivation of… Expand
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