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Other Empire, The.

Author: John Marriott
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This is a detailed study of the various ways in which London and India were imaginatively constructed by British observers during the nineteenth century. This process took place within a unified field of knowledge that brought together travel and evangelical accounts to exert a formative influence on the creation of London and India for the domestic reading public. Their distinct narratives, rhetoric and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marriott, John.
Other Empire, The: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Marriott
ISBN: 9780719060182 0719060184
OCLC Number: 1027180211
Description: 1 online resource (254 pages)

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This is a detailed study of the various ways in which London and India were imaginatively constructed by British observers during the nineteenth century. This process took place within a unified field of knowledge that brought together travel and evangelical accounts to exert a formative influence on the creation of London and India for the domestic reading public. Their distinct narratives, rhetoric and chronologies forged homologies between representations of the metropolitan poor and colonial subjects - those constituencies that were seen as the most threatening to imperial progress. Thus t.

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