Memory, Identity and the Colonial Encounter in India: Essays by Ezra Rashkow,Sanjukta Ghosh,Upal Chakrabarti

By Ezra Rashkow,Sanjukta Ghosh,Upal Chakrabarti

This booklet sheds new mild at the dynamics of the colonial come across among Britain and India. It highlights how numerous analytical methods to this come across could be creatively mobilised to reconsider entanglements of reminiscence and id rising from British rule within the subcontinent. This quantity reevaluates critical, long-standing debates in regards to the historic effect of the British Raj via deviating from hegemonic and top-down civilizational views. It makes a speciality of interactions, relatives and underlying meanings of the colonial adventure. The narratives of reminiscence, id and the legacy of the colonial come across are woven jointly in a various variety of essays on topics resembling colonial and nationalist memorials; British, Eurasian, Dalit and Adivasi identities; local political configurations; and kingdom projects and styles of control.



By drawing on empirically wealthy, local and chronological ancient reviews, this ebook may be crucial interpreting for college students and researchers of heritage, political technology, colonial reviews, cultural experiences and South Asian studies.

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