Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Rosinka Chaudhuri

Title   Freedom and Beef Steaks: Colonial Calcutta Culture

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan 2012

ISBN    8125047646 / 9788125047643

Seller ID   101863

Freedom and Beef Steaks explores path-breaking debates to do with the literary, with identity, and with cultural authenticity in nineteenth-century Calcutta--- debates arising from the flux of creative and critical work in that period. The seven essays collected in this book range across a diverse field of interests that have been, so far, under-researched. Crucial to our understanding of the making of modern Indian culture in a particular location, these are issues that uncover the complexity of the postcolonial field and further extend its scope. A humorous poem written by Henry Meredith Parker (1796–1868) about the newly educated youth of Calcutta is used to frame debates for and against meat-eating as the issue played itself out against the backdrop of a developing Indian nationalism. A closer look at the political poetry written by a radical iconoclast such as Derozio reveals the communal stereotyping of the ‘Muslim’ as Other—representations in keeping with British historiographical orthodoxies of the time. Scrutinising early letters written to the Calcutta Journal in 1819 about the community’s thoughts on naming and defining itself, Rosinka Chaudhuri also deals with the early history of the Anglo-Indians.Printed Pages: 228.

Freedom and Beef Steaks: Colonial Calcutta Culture Rosinka Chaudhuri

Price = 14.25 USD


Books of related interest
Lucknow: The City of Heritage and Culture (A Walk through History)
Vipul B. Varshney (Author) & Ajaish Jaiswal (Photos)
68.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Guide To Home Decorating Indian Style
Priscilla Kohutek
46.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Punjab Panorama
Aanand Agashe
49.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Saragarhi and the Defence of the Samana Forts: The 36th Sikhs in the Tirah Campaign 1897-98
Amarinder Singh
21.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Jaipur and The Best of Rajasthan
Rupinder Khullar
12.40 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

India 24 Hours
Raghu Rai
46.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

India: Fascinating Earth
Claudia Penne
16.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Great Monuments of India
Shobita Punja & Fredrik Arvidsson (Authors)
18.30 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Flatweaves of Turkey
Arend Bandsma
38.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Delhi: The City of Monuments
D.N. Dube
34.10 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Calcutta-Kolkata
Raghu Rai
91.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Buttertea at Sunrise: A Year in the Bhutan HImalaya
Britta Das
5.13 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie