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The Stillbirth of Capital : Enlightenment Writing and Colonial India

Title
The Stillbirth of Capital : Enlightenment Writing and Colonial India / Siraj Ahmed.
ISBN
9780804775229 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804775222 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804775236 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804775230 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Published
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2012.
Physical Description
x, 291 pages ; 23 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 11, 2012
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the Enlightenment and colonial India
Sovereignty and monopoly in Dryden's Amboyna
Conversion and piracy in Defoe's Captain Singleton
Sentiment and debt in Sterne's Bramine's Journal and Foote's Nabob
Free trade and famine in the wealth of nations and Bentham's 'essay'
Nation and addiction in Burke's and Sheridan's speeches in the Hastings impeachment
Orientalism and the permanent fix of war : Voltaire contra Sir William Jones
History, anachronism, violence : Morgan's Missionary and Scott's Guy Mannering.
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