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Relationships among colonialists and the colonised peoples are usually ambivalent yet continuously attention-grabbing. This edited quantity explores the problems of cultural reciprocity among Europeans and South Asians throughout the an important interval from 1760 to 1860. In doing so, triumphing assumptions approximately those advanced relationships are tested. half I examines various "themes" in reciprocal stumble upon, similar to category constructions, city panorama, Anglo-Muslim cooperation and debates on indigenous values. half II bargains with the "persons" vital to the method of reciprocity and discursive interdependence, comparable to orientalists, missionaries, Indian travelers. The "texts," within the final part, concentrate on the altering and transferring identities, thereby revealing the complexity and hybridity of the imperial approach. The publication is predicated on wealthy biographical and chronological money owed, narrative fabric and archival facts, either in occidental and oriental languages."

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