Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850

Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850

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In this imaginative book, Maya Jasanoff uncovers the extraordinary stories of collectors who lived on the frontiers of the British Empire in India and Egypt, tracing their exploits to tell an intimate history of imperialism. Jasanoff delves beneath the grand narratives of power, exploitation, and resistance to look at the British Empire through the eyes of the people caught up in it. Written and researched on four continents, Edge of Empire enters a world where people… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 4.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Duff Cooper Prize 2005 winner


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