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Islanded - a book by Sivasundaram, Sujit

Islanded

Britain, Sri Lanka, and the Bounds of an Indian Ocean Colony

Islanded( )
Author: Sivasundaram, Sujit
ISBN:978-0-226-03822-3
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $48.00
Book Description:

How did the British come to conquer South Asia in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries? Answers to this question usually start in northern India, neglecting the dramatic events that marked Britain's contemporaneous subjugation of the island of Sri Lanka. In Islanded, Sujit Sivasundaram reconsiders the arrival of British rule in South Asia as a dynamic and unfinished process of territorialization and state building, revealing that the British colonial project...
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Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / Asian
Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.201 x 9.165 x 1.007 Inches
Book Weight:1.474 Pounds

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