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Arora, Anupama

India in the American Imaginary, 1780s–1880s

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Part I. India in the American Imaginary: Indo-American Encounters, 1780s–1880s

1. India in the American Imaginary, 1780s–1880s
Rajender Kaur, Anupama Arora

Part II. Transatlantic Imperial Circuits: Trade, Missionary Activity, and the British East India Company

2. An Eye for Prices, an Eye for Souls: American Merchants and Missionaries in the Indian Subcontinent, 1784–1838
Michael A. Verney

3. The Empire Comes Home: Thomas Law’s Mixed-Race Family in the Early American Republic
Rosemarie Zagarri

Part III. The Imperial Imaginary: Indo-American Interactions in the Literary, Philosophical, and Political Sphere

4. Indo-American Encounters in Melville and Thoreau: Philosophy, Commerce, and Religious Dialogue
Brian Yothers

5. “Every India Mail”: The Lamplighter and the Prospect of U.S. Transoceanic (Postal) Empire, 1847–1854
Mark B. Kelley

Part IV. Imperial Publics: India in U.S. Reform Debates on Race, Slavery, and Labor

6. Cast in Print: The Indian Mutiny, Asiatic Racial Forms, and American Domesticity
Anirudra Thapa

7. India and U.S. Cultures of Reform: Caste as Keyword
Susan M. Ryan

8. “Considered a Citizen of the United States”: George DeGrasse, a South Asian in Early (African) America
Pratibha Kanakamedala

Part V. Orientalist Imaginings: Royal India and American Fine Arts and Painting

9. “A Dazzle of Light”: Edwin Lord Weeks and Royal India
Romita Ray

Keywords: Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Comparative Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Asian Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Urban Atlantic
Page amount
23 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319623344
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62333-7

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