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Relationships among colonialists and the colonised peoples are frequently ambivalent yet regularly attention-grabbing. This edited quantity explores the problems of cultural reciprocity among Europeans and South Asians through the an important interval from 1760 to 1860. In doing so, triumphing assumptions approximately those advanced relationships are tested. half I examines numerous "themes" in reciprocal stumble upon, equivalent to category buildings, city panorama, Anglo-Muslim cooperation and debates on indigenous values. half II offers with the "persons" very important to the method of reciprocity and discursive interdependence, reminiscent of orientalists, missionaries, Indian guests. The "texts," within the final part, specialize in the altering and moving identities, thereby revealing the complexity and hybridity of the imperial technique. The publication relies on wealthy biographical and chronological debts, narrative fabric and archival information, either in occidental and oriental languages."

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