Author:Herald Fischer Tine


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Low and Licentious Europeans: Race, Class and 'White Subalternity' in Colonial India

By: Herald Fischer Tine

Price: $23.36

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033171

ISBN: 8125037012

Condition: New

Building on, yet defying and interrogating the subaltern studies paradigm for the understanding of South Asian history, this book re-examines some of its tacit assumptions and introduces the category of ‘white subalternity’. Harald Fischer-Tine? explores, innovatively, the intersection of the various systems of differentiation and hierarchy in British India between 1780 and 1914 that neatly demarcated the rulers from the ruled. In examining the history of white non-elite groups such as European sailors, vagrants, criminals and prostitutes, and elite efforts to either ‘reclaim’ or hid... View more info