Relative distances : family and empire between Britain, British Columbia and India, 1858-1901
This thesis explores the entangled relationship between family and empire in the late-nineteenth-century British Empire. Using the correspondence of British families involved in British Columbia or…
Spaces of Intemperance & the British Raj 1860–1920
ABSTRACT The history of the British Empire in India is one awash with alcohol. Drinking was a common practice throughout colonial society, acting as social necessity and source of a public anxiety.…
New Women in the Anglo-Indian Novel, 1878-1901
Who Owned Waterloo? Wellington’s Veterans and the Battle for Relevance
Who Owned Waterloo? Wellington’s Veterans and the Battle for Relevance By Luke Reynolds Advisor: Timothy Alborn This dissertation examines the afterlife of the battle of Waterloo in the collective…
Bibliography "Food as Heritage"
The following bibliography is conceived as a selection of international literature on food as heritage and as a marker of identity within the huge amount of works recently produced on the topic of…
From deframing the oriental imagery to the making of the alternative other: Remapping the spaces of encounter
- ArtSouth Asian Popular Culture
ABSTRACT The decolonization of the Indian subcontinent remapped the subjects of cultural past for posterity. The reception entwined with continuity and preservation necessitates acculturation of…
Migrant Marketplaces: Globalizing Histories of Migrant Foodways
Abstract This article develops a “migrant marketplace” model for globalizing histories of migrant foodways. It defines migrant marketplaces as transnational urban centers constituted by physical and…
“Ain’t It a Ripping Night”: Alcoholism and the Legacies of Empire in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children.
- ArtEnglish studies
It is argued that Rushdie explores the history of colonial India by employing alcohol and alcoholism as lenses through which to explore the cultural, political and medical legacies of Empire.
'Our rule in India rests wholly on ourselves' : the District Officer in Bengal 1850-1905
- Political Science
This thesis focuses on the role of district officers in the Indian Civil Service (ICS) in Bengal from 1850 to 1905. Existing historiography incorrectly portrays the ICS as a passive coherent…