Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 December 2015

288 Pages | 3 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198744184

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915

Networks of British Empire

Elleke Boehmer

  • Offers a dynamic overview of British imperial history
  • Sheds equal light on the empire's margins and its centres
  • Paints convincing portraits of leading figures such as Sarojini Naidu and Mohandas Gandhi
  • Demonstrates the important role Indian individuals played in shaping British imperial and metropolitan culture
  • Traces the impact of empire and intercultural exchange through insightful close readings of key texts
  • The volume's diverse focus emphasises the reach, extent and significance of early Indian migrants' influence
  • Offers an innovative new literary and cultural history of early Indian migration to Britain

Also of Interest