Placing Max Arthur Macauliffe in Context/s : Sikh Historiographical Traditions and Colonial Forms of Knowledge

  title={Placing Max Arthur Macauliffe in Context/s : Sikh Historiographical Traditions and Colonial Forms of Knowledge},
  author={Anne Murphy},
This article pursues two interconnected inquiries into the work of M.A. Macauliffe. Firstly, the paper examines Macauliffe's work in light of general discussion in the historiography of colonial and modern South Asia regarding the relative influence of colonial forms of knowledge in the formation of South Asian subjectivities and texts in the period. This allows for understanding of the differentials in power imbedded within the ‘dialogues’ that produced texts like Macauliffe’s. The paper… 

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