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Liberalism, modernity, and the nation

Author: Peter Robb
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford collected essays.
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"What role did the Empire play in modern constitution of identities in India? Liberalism, Modernity, and the Nation explores interconnections between liberal rhetoric, modern technology and governance, and the constitution of modern identities including the nation. Focusing on Indian encounters with British and constitutional and political policy, it brings together seminal writings of a distinguished academician."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robb, Peter (Peter G.).
Liberalism, modernity, and the nation.
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608408452
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Robb
ISBN: 9780195681598 0195681592
OCLC Number: 85828532
Description: ix, 231 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. From Clive to Kipling --
Ch. 2. Towards the nation --
Ch. 3. Borders and allegiances --
Ch. 4. Completing 'our stock of geography', or an object 'still more sublime' : Colin Mackenzie's survey of Mysore, 1799-1810 --
Ch. 5. The colonial state and constructions of Indian identity : an example on the northeast frontier in the 1880s --
Ch. 6. The impact of British rule on a religious community : reflections on the trial of Maulvi Ahmadullah of Patna in 1865 --
Ch. 7. Muslim identity and separatism in India : the significance of M.A. Ansari.
Series Title: Oxford collected essays.
Responsibility: Peter Robb.
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