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Civilizing missions in colonial and postcolonial South Asia

Carey Anthony Watt

Civilizing missions in colonial and postcolonial South Asia

from improvement to development

by Carey Anthony Watt

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Published by Anthem Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • British influences,
  • Colonial influence,
  • Colonies,
  • Social policy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Carey A. Watt and Michael Mann
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS463 .C553 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045813M
    ISBN 101843318644
    ISBN 109781843318644
    LC Control Number2011003908


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Description: ‘Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia’ demonstrates how the civilizing mission can serve as an analytical rubric with relevance to many themes in the colonial and postcolonial eras: economic development, state building, pacification, nationalism, cultural improvement, gender and generational relations.

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[Carey Anthony Watt; Michael Mann;] -- "This collection demonstrates how the civilizing mission can serve as an analytical rubric with relevance to many themes in the colonial and postcolonial eras: economic development, state building. Civilizing missions in colonial and postcolonial South Asia: from improvement to development.

[Carey Anthony Watt; Michael Mann;] -- This collection provides a historical exploration of the tensions and complexities of civilizing missions undertaken by British or Indian states or organizations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century. ‘Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Postcolonial South Asia’ demonstrates how the civilizing mission can serve as an analytical rubric with relevance to many themes in the colonial and postcolonial eras: economic development, state building, pacification, nationalism, cultural improvement, gender and generational relations, caste and.

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