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Author Sinha, Nitin.

Title Communication and Colonialism in Eastern India : Bihar, 1760s?1880s
Published London : Anthem Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (310 pages)
Series Anthem modern South Asian history
Anthem modern South Asian history.
Contents Introduction -- From affective forms to objectification: spatial transition from pre-colonial to colonial times -- India and its interiors -- Going into the interiors -- Knowing the ways -- Controlling the routes -- Changing regime of communication, 1820s-60s -- Of men and commodities -- The wheels of change -- Conclusion
Summary This volume offers a detailed analysis of colonial policies in respect to communication in India? via roads, ferries, steamships and railways? and reveals how communication became an integral part of colonial governance in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communication and traffic -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Communication and traffic -- India -- Bihar -- History.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 18th century.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857289098 (electronic bk.)
9780857289094 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)
(hardback ;) (alk. paper)