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India and Europe in the Global Eighteenth Century

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729410809
Author: S Davies/DS Roberts/G Sánchez-Espinosa
Publication Date: 15-Jan-2014
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Table of Contents: Daniel Sanjiv Roberts, Introduction

Anthony Strugnell, A view from afar: India in Raynal’s Histoire des deux Indes

Claire Gallien, British orientalism, Indo-Persian historiography and the politics of global knowledge

Javed Majeed, Globalising the Goths: ‘The siren shores of Oriental literature’ in John Richardson’s A Dictionary of Persian, Arabic, and English (1777-1780) 

Deirdre Coleman, ‘Voyage of conception’: John Keats and India

Sonja Lawrenson, ‘The country chosen of my heart’: the comic cosmopolitanism of The Orientalist, or, electioneering in Ireland, a tale, by myself

Daniel Sanjiv Roberts, Orientalism and ‘textual attitude’: Bernier’s appropriation by Southey and Owenson

Felicia Gottmann, Intellectual history as global history: Voltaire’s Fragments sur l’Inde and the problem of enlightened commerce

James Watt, Fictions of commercial empire, 1774-1782

Gabriel Sánchez Espinosa, The Spanish translation of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre's La Chaumière indienne: its fortunes and significance in a country divided by ideology, politics and war

John McAleer, Displaying its wares: material culture, the East India Company and British encounters with India in the long eighteenth century

Mogens R. Nissen, The Danish Asiatic Company: colonial expansion and commercial interests

Lakshmi Subramanian, Whose pirate? Reflections on state power and predation on India’s western littoral

Florence D’Souza, A comparative study of English and French views of pre-colonial Surat

Seema Alavi, The Mughal decline and the emergence of new global connections in early modern India


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