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Ideologies of the Raj

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ISBN-10: 0521589371

ISBN-13: 9780521589376

Edition: 1996

Authors: Thomas R. Metcalf, C. A. Bayly, Gordon Johnson, John F. Richards

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Students of modern Indian history and the British Empire will find this book relevant & accessible. Ideoligies of the Raj examines how the British sought to justify their rule over India.
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/27/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.792

Thomas R. Metcalf,Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, is author ofForging the Raj, Ideologies of the Raj,An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture,andBritain's Raj(UC Press), and, with Barbara Daly Metcalf,A Concise History of Modern India.

John F. Richards is Professor of History at Duke University. He is the author of The Mughal Empire (1993) and Mughal Administration in Golconda (1975) and the editor of Land, Property and the Environment (2001). He is coeditor of World Deforestation in the Twentieth Century (1988) and Global Deforestation and the Nineteenth-Century World Economy (1983).

Introduction: Britian and India in the eighteenth century
Liberalism and empire
The creation of difference
The ordering of difference
Coping with contradiction
Epilogue: Raj, nation, empire