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Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series

Telegraphic Imperialism

Crisis and Panic in the Indian Empire, c.1830-1920

Authors: Lahiri Choudhury, Deep Kanta

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The first electronic communication network transformed language, distance, and time. This book researches the telegraph system of the British Indian Empire, c.1850 to 1920, exploring one of the most significant transnational phenomena of the imperial world, and the link between communication, Empire, and social change.

About the authors

DEEP KANTA LAHIRI CHOUDHURY trained in history at Presidency College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, and University of Cambridge, UK. He did his Post-Doctorate at University of Oxford. He has taught, lectured and supervised at various institutions including Cambridge, Oxford, Bristol, Jamia Millia Islamia and Visva Bharati, Shantiniketan, as well as published in various international journals.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction: ‘What hath God wrought!’

    Choudhury, Deep Kanta Lahiri

    Pages 1-10

  • From Laboratory to Museum: The Changing Culture of Science and Experiment in India, c. 1830–56

    Choudhury, Deep Kanta Lahiri

    Pages 11-30

  • The Telegraph and the Uprisings of 1857

    Choudhury, Deep Kanta Lahiri

    Pages 31-49

  • The Discipline of Technology

    Choudhury, Deep Kanta Lahiri

    Pages 50-78

  • Making the Twain Meet: The New Imperialism of Telegraphy

    Choudhury, Deep Kanta Lahiri

    Pages 79-104

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Hardcover $115.00
price for USA
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $110.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-30171-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Telegraphic Imperialism
Book Subtitle
Crisis and Panic in the Indian Empire, c.1830-1920
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28960-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230289604
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20506-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-30171-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 277
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