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Ideologies of the Raj : New Cambridge History of India - Thomas R. Metcalf

Ideologies of the Raj

New Cambridge History of India

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1995
ISBN: 9780521395472
Number Of Pages: 260

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Thomas Metcalf's fascinating study examines the ways the British sought to legitimate their rule over India. He demonstrates that the principles the British devised incorporated contradictory visions of India, yet together they made the authority of the Raj lawful. Students of modern India and the British Empire will find this book relevant and accessible.

'It is a tribute to the range of Metcalf's scholarship that he can write illuminatingly and with assured authority on so many different aspects of British India.' P. J. Marshall, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History

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
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ISBN: 9780521395472
ISBN-10: 052139547X
Series: New Cambridge History of India
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 31st March 1995
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.55