India S Cries To British Humanity Relative To The Suttee Infanticide British Connexion With Idolatry Ghaut Murders And Slavery In India

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India S Cries To British Humanity

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Slavery Abolitionism And Empire In India 1772 1843

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Description : 'There are no two things in the world more different from each other than East-Indian and West Indian-slavery' (Robert Inglis, House of Commons Debate, 1833). In Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843, Andrea Major asks why, at a time when East India Company expansion in India, British abolitionism and the missionary movement were all at their height, was the existence of slavery in India so often ignored, denied or excused? By exploring Britain's ambivalent relationship with both real and imagined slaveries in India, and the official, evangelical and popular discourses which surrounded them, she seeks to uncover the various political, economic and ideological agendas that allowed East Indian slavery to be represented as qualitatively different from it trans-Atlantic counterpart. In doing so, she uncovers tensions in the relationship between colonial policy and the so-called 'civilising mission', elucidating the intricate interactions between humanitarian movements, colonial ideologies and imperial imperatives in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. The work draws on a range of sources from Britain and India to provide a trans-national perspective on this little known facet of the story of slavery and abolition in the British Empire, uncovering the complex ways in which Indian slavery was encountered, discussed, utilised, rationalised, and reconciled with the economic, political and moral imperatives of an empire whose focus was shifting to the East.


The Asiatic Journal And Monthly Register For British And Foreign India China And Australia

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Catalogue Or Alphabetical Index Of The Astor Library

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Part Ii Authors And Books M P

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India S Cries To British Humanity Relative To The Suttee Infanticide British Connection With Idolatry Ghaut Murders And Slavery In India

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Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue

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Author Catalogue Of Printed Books In European Languages

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Biographical And Literary Notices Of William Carey

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