Colonialism And Its Forms Of Knowledge

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Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge

Bernard Cohn's interest in the construction of Empire as an intellectual and cultural phenomenon has set the agenda for the academic study of modern Indian culture for over two decades. His earlier publications have shown how dramatic British innovations in India, including revenue and legal systems, led to fundamental structural changes in Indian social relations. This collection of his writings in the last fifteen years discusses areas in which the colonial impact has generally been overlooked. The essays form a multifaceted exploration of the ways in which the British discovery, collection, and codification of information about Indian society contributed to colonial cultural hegemony and political control.

Specifications of Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge

AuthorBernard S. Cohn
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number Of Pages200
Publication Date1996-08-19
Height9.21 inch.
Length6.14 inch.
Width0.49 inch.
Weight0.65 pounds.

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