Author:Barbara Harlow & Mia Carter (Eds.)

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Archives of Empire

By: Barbara Harlow & Mia Carter (Eds.)

Price: $86.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701489

ISBN: 9789386552570

Condition: New


Tracing the beginnings of the British colonial enterprise in South Asia and the Middle East, From the Company to the 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. Archives of Empire provides a powerfully revealing documentary history of nineteenth-century British imperialism from the Indian subcontinent to the Suez Canal. Barbara Harlow and Mia Carter have selected a diverse range of texts that track the debat... View more info