Non-Fiction Books:

Archives of Empire

Volume I. From The East India Company to the Suez Canal

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Archives of Empire
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Tracing the beginnings of the British colonial enterprise in South Asia and the Middle East, "From the East India Company to the Suez Canal" brings together key texts from the era of the privately owned British East India Company through the crises that led to the company's takeover by the Crown in 1858. It ends with the momentous opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. Government proclamations, military reports, and newspaper articles are included here alongside pieces by Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, John Stuart Mill, Karl Marx, Benjamin Disraeli, and many others. A number of documents chronicle arguments between mercantilists and free trade advocates over the competing interests of the nation and the East India Company. Others provide accounts of imperial crises - including the trial of Warren Hastings, the Indian Rebellion (Sepoy Mutiny) and the Arabi Uprising - that highlight the human, political, and economic costs of imperial domination and control.

Author Biography

Barbara Harlow is Louann and Larry Temple Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas, Austin. Mia Carter is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas, Austin. They are coeditors of Imperialism and Orientalism: A Documentary Sourcebook.
Release date NZ
December 20th, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Barbara Harlow Edited by Mia Carter
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
28 illus., 1 map
Imprint
Duke University Press
Pages
832
Dimensions
159x241x51
ISBN-13
9780822331643
Product ID
2072522

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 405 Banana Points