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Edge of Empire

Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850

Edge of Empire( )
Author: Jasanoff, Maya
ISBN:978-1-4000-4167-1
Publication Date:Aug 2005
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

A Palladian mansion filled with Western art in the center of old Calcutta, the Mughal emperor’s letters in an archive in the French Alps, the names of Italian adventurers scratched into the walls of Egyptian temples. In this imaginative book, Maya Jasanoff delves into the stories behind vestiges such as these to uncover the lives of people, collectors in India and Egypt, who lived on the frontiers of the British Empire during a pivotal century of its formation. From household...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.69 x 6.46 x 1.42 Inches
Book Weight:1.74 Pounds



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