This book examines concepts of travel in the autobiographies of leading Indian nationalists in order to show how nationalism is grounded in notions of individual selfhood, and how the writing of autobiography, fused with the genre of the travelogue, played a key role in formulating the complex tie between interiority and nationality in South Asia.
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Author Biography - Javed Majeed
JAVED MAJEED is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at King's College, London. His previous publications include Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's 'The History of British India' and Orientalism (1992) and with Christopher Shackle Hali's Musaddas: the Flow and Ebb of Islam (1997).