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Orientalism and Race: Aryanism in the British Empire.

Author: Tony Ballantyne
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan Gordonsville : Macmillan [distributor] Jan. 2007
Series: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : AnnotatedView all editions and formats
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This study traces the emergence and dissemination of Aryanism within the British Empire. The idea of an Aryan race became an important feature of imperial culture in the nineteenth century, feeding into debates in Britain, Ireland, India, and the Pacific. The global reach of the Aryan idea reflected the complex networks that enabled the global reach of British Imperialism. Tony Ballantyne charts the shifting  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Ballantyne
ISBN: 9780230507036 0230507034
OCLC Number: 1004379461
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Aryanism and the Webs of Empire The Emergence of Aryanism: Company Orientalism, Colonial Governance and Imperial Ethnology Indocentrism on the New Zealand Frontier: Geographies of Race, Empire and Nation Systematizing Religion: From Tahiti to the Tat Khalsa 'Hello Ganesha!': Indocentrism and the Interpretation of Maori Religion Print, Literacy, and the Recasting of Maori Identities The Politics of Language, Nation, and Race: Hindu Identities in the Late Nineteenth Century Conclusion: Knowledge, Empire, Globalization Bibliography Index
Series Title: Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies.

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This study traces the emergence and dissemination of Aryanism within the British Empire. The global reach of the Aryan idea reflected the complex networks that enabled the global reach of British  Read more...

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'An impressive first book...His grasp of three imperial locations...makes for a powerful analysis. It is an important piece of work and deserves to be widely read.' - Catherine Hall, Journal of Read more...

 
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