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Edge of Empire

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

Edge of Empire( )
Author: Jasanoff, Maya
ISBN:978-1-4000-7546-1
Publication Date:Sep 2006
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

In this imaginative book, Maya Jasanoff uncovers the extraordinary stories of collectors who lived on the frontiers of the British Empire in India and Egypt, tracing their exploits to tell an intimate history of imperialism. Jasanoff delves beneath the grand narratives of power, exploitation, and resistance to look at the British Empire through the eyes of the people caught up in it. Written and researched on four continents, Edge of Empire enters a world where people lived,...
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Book Details
Pages:420
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.21 x 7.97 x 1.04 Inches
Book Weight:0.962 Pounds



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