Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India (Liverpool University Press - Postcolonialism Across Disciplines)

Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India (Liverpool University Press - Postcolonialism Across Disciplines)


inside of postcolonial experiences, Britain's lengthy touch with India has been learn in general simply in the context of imperialism to notify our knowing of race, gender, id, and tool inside colonialism. Such postcolonial interpretations that concentrate on unmarried dimensions of identification danger brushing off the experience of displacement, discontinuities, and discomforts that compromised lifestyle for the British in India-the Anglo-Indians-during the Raj. Imperialism as Diaspora reconsiders the urgencies, governing ideas, and modes of being of the Anglo-Indians via forthcoming Britain's imperial courting with India from new, interdisciplinary instructions. relocating freely among the disciplines of literature, historical past, and artwork this new paintings bargains readers a extra nuanced and complete realizing of the lives of Anglo-Indians.

Focussing at the years among the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and Independence in 1947-the interval of the British Raj in India-Imperialism as Diaspora right now units in movement the multidisciplinary fields of cultural and social historical past, paintings and iconography, and literary productions whereas rigorously holding the strain among imperialism and diaspora in a ground-breaking reassessment of Anglo-India.

Crane and Mohanram research the seamless continuum among cultural heritage, the semiotics of artwork, and Anglo-Indian literary works. particularly, they concentrate on the impact of the Sepoy Mutiny on Anglo-Indian identification; the trope of responsibility and the white man's burden at the racialization of Anglo-India; the position of the missionary and the prestige of Christianity in India; and gender, love and infection inside combined marriages.

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