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In the Club: Associational Life in Colonial South Asia

By: Benjamin B. Cohen

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Hyderabad, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038350

ISBN: 8125059083

Condition: New


Clubs in India are often regarded as antiquarian institutions left over from a bygone era with little to teach us about the past or present. Yet, In the Club presents a different picture of India’s clubland. This book offers a comprehensive examination of social clubs across India. It argues that clubs have been key contributors to India’s colonial associational life and civil society, and remain important nodes in public culture today. Using government records, personal memoirs, private club records, and club histories themselves, In the club explores colonial club life with chapters arr... View more info