Empires and Boundaries
Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings
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Empires and Boundaries by Harald Fischer Tine
Book DescriptionEmpires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings is an exciting collection of original essays exploring the meaning and existence of conflicting and coexisting hierarchies in colonial settings. With investigations into the colonial past of a diversity of regions - including South Asia, South-East Asia, and Africa - the dozen notable international scholars collected here offer a truly inter-disciplinary approach to understanding the structures and workings of power in British, French, Dutch, German, and Italian colonial contexts. Integrating a historical approach with perspectives and theoretical tools specific to disciplines such as social anthropology, literary and film studies, and gender studies, Empires and Boundaries: Rethinking Race, Class, and Gender in Colonial Settings, is a striking and ambitious contribution to the scholarship of imperialism and post-colonialism and an essential read for anyone interested in the revolution being undergone in these fields of study.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415962391
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Harald Fischer Tine
Shyamji Krishnavarma, Paperback (December 2011)
Explores the various stages of Shyamji Krishnavarma's life in India and abroad. This book places particular emphasis on his role as cultural mediator who exerted a formative influence, on both the European view of India as well as the Indian reception of Western political thought.
Limits of British Colonial Control in South Asia, Hardback (August 2008)» View all books by Harald Fischer Tine
Assesses British colonialism in South Asia in a transnational light, and with a focus on 'subaltern' groups and actors. Challenging the assumed stability of colonial rule, this book analyses the ways in which the racial, class and moral order instituted by British colonial states was resisted and subverted.
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Author Biography - Harald Fischer Tine
Harald Fischer-Tine is Professor of History at Jacobs University, Bremen. He holds a PhD in South Asian History from Heidelberg University (2000) and has published extensively on the social and cultural history of the British Raj and varieties of Hindu reform and Hindu nationalism in 19th and 20th century India. He is the author of Low & Licentious Europeans: White Subalternity in Colonial India (2008) and has co-edited Colonialism as Civilizing Mission (2004)
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