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This study of British colonialism examines the place of the idea of an Aryan race in cultural and political debtes within the British Empire from the 1760s through to the early twentieth century. An Aryan Empire traces the shifting interpretations of Aryansim, from its 'discovery' in Sanskrit tradition through to its prominent role in nationalist ideologies. Aryanism was not only a powerful idea in India and Britain, but it also became an important framework for discussions of Polynesian culture. But, asAn Aryan Empire demonstrates, indigenous groups found novel ways to rework this idea and constructed a powerful new vision of their past, present, and future. Most importantly, this study shows that debates over identity within the empire were energized by a complex series of imperial networks and cultural exchanges. These 'webs' of empire lie at the heart of this book.
|Antall sider||280||Dimensjoner||13,7cm x 21,6cm x 1,5cm|
|Vekt||352 gram||Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd|
|Emner og form||British & Irish history, Asian history, Ethnic minorities & multicultural studies, General & world history|