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Colonialism and its forms of knowledge : the British in India

Author: Bernard Samuel Cohn
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 1996.
Series: Princeton studies in culture, power, history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses areas in which the colonial impact has generally been overlooked. This book contains essays, which form an exploration of the ways in which the British discovery, collection, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Samuel Cohn
ISBN: 0691032939 9780691032931 0691000433 9780691000435
OCLC Number: 243857037
Description: XVII, 189 Seiten.
Contents: ForewordAcknowledgments1Introduction32The Command of Language and the Language of Command163Law and the Colonial State in India574The Transformation of Objects into Artifacts, Antiquities, and Art in Nineteenth-Century India765Cloth, Clothes, and Colonialism: India in the Nineteenth Century106Notes163Index181
Series Title: Princeton studies in culture, power, history
Responsibility: Bernard S. Cohn.

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