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    London : Anthem Press
    Format: 1 online resource (310 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    ISBN: 9780857289094 , 9780857284488
    Series Statement: Anthem Modern South Asian History
    Content: This volume offers a detailed analysis of colonial policies in respect to communication in India - via roads, ferries, steamships and railways - and reveals how communication became an integral part of colonial governance in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
    Content: FRONT MATTER -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- GLOSSARY -- LIST OF TABLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS -- MAIN MATTER -- INTRODUCTION -- Chapter 1 FROM AFFECTIVE FORMS TO OBJECTIFICATION: SPATIAL TRANSITION FROM PRE-COLONIAL TO COLONIAL TIMES -- Pre-colonial Affective Spatialisms -- Conclusions -- Chapter 2 INDIA AND ITS INTERIORS -- 'Opening up the interiors': A Polemical Cry? -- Interiorizing India/Inferiorizing India -- Steam, interior, picturesque -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3 GOING INTO THE INTERIORS -- Vice-Regal Processions -- Going into the Interiors -- Company Rule, Communication, Bihar -- Conclusions -- Chapter 4 KNOWING THE WAYS -- Route Surveys: Mechanisms and Implications -- Road Books -- Drawing Routes on Maps -- Conclusions -- Chapter 5 CONTROLLING THE ROUTES -- Mobile Trading Groups and Regimes of Regulation -- Gosains, Sanyasis and Fakirs -- Mobile Sardars -- Guarding the Routes -- Conclusions -- Postscript -- Chapter 6 CHANGING REGIME OF COMMUNICATION, 1820s-60s -- Ideas of Public Work -- Roads and Ferries -- Steamships -- Conclusions -- Chapter 7 OF MEN AND COMMODITIES -- Men at Work -- Nested networks -- Conclusions -- Chapter 8 THE WHEELS OF CHANGE -- Politics of Funds, Alignments and Priorities -- 'Lateral Communication' and Trade -- Conclusions -- CONCLUSION -- END MATTER -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- I. Primary Sources -- A. Unpublished government records -- B. Maps -- C. Private papers -- D. Published government reports and documents -- E. Contemporary works, pre-1900 -- II. Secondary Sources -- A. Published books and articles -- B. Unpublished dissertations -- INDEX.
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    Additional Edition: Erscheint auch als
    Language: English
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