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Author Burton, Antoinette M., 1961-
Title Empire in question [electronic resource] : reading, writing, and teaching British imperialism / Antoinette Burton ; with a foreword by Mrinalini Sinha ; and an afterword by C. A. Bayly.
Publication Info. Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rules of thumb : British history and 'imperial culture' in nineteenth-century and twentieth-century Britain -- Who needs the nation? : interrogating "British" history -- Thinking beyond the boundaries : empire, feminism, and the domains of history -- Deja vu all over again -- When was Britain? nostalgia for the nation at the end of the "American century" -- Archive stories : gender in the making of imperial and colonial histories -- Gender, colonialism, and feminist collaboration (with Jean Allman) -- Fearful bodies into disciplined subjects: pleasure, romance, and the family drama of colonial reform in Mary Carpenter's Six months in India -- Contesting the zenana: the mission to make "lady doctors for India", 1874-85. -- Recapturing Jane Eyre : reflections on historicizing the colonial encounter in Victorian Britain -- From child bride to "Hindoo lady" : Rukhmabai and the debate on sexual respectability in imperial Britain -- Tongues untied : Lord Salisbury's "black man" and the boundaries of imperial democracy -- India Inc. : nostalgia, memory, and the empire of things -- New narratives of imperial politics in the nineteenth century -- Coda. empire of/and the world? : the limits of British imperialism -- Getting outside of the global : repositioning British imperialism in world history.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Great Britain -- Colonies -- Historiography.
Imperialism -- Historiography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822348801 0822348802 9780822349020 0822349027 (DLC) 2010041584
ISBN 0822393565 (electronic bk.)
9780822393566 (electronic bk.)
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