Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2003

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719060182

Bookseller Code (06)

The Other Empire

Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

John Marriott

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Considers the construction of rigid and overt racial hierarchies, the legacy of which remain to this day
  • Draws parallels between the ways in which representations of London and India were constructed in the nineteenth century
  • Rethinks the location of the poor and colonial subjects within the imperial formation
  • Provides fresh perspectives on the writings of influential observers

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