3 edition of Political Agents and the Native Raj found in the catalog.
Political Agents and the Native Raj
Dipak Kumar Chaudhuri
August 31, 2000
by Mittal Publications,India
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||296|
“Raj” means “rule”. This word is of Indian languages. “British Raj” means rule by the British in India. The Republic of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma were all part of the British Indian Empire. At that time, it was known as the Indian Empire and sometimes now spoken of as the “British Raj”, which is . (This was a Fleming joke, based on one Mr Silver, an official at the political intelligence wing of the India Office in London.) Although Silver was only 17 months younger than Fleming, the two.
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Get this from a library. The political agents and the native raj: conflict, conciliation, and progress, Tripura between to [Dipak Kumar Chaudhuri]. The Indian Political Department (IPD) was a government department in British originated in a resolution passed on 13 September by the Board of Directors of the East India Company; this decreed the creation of a department which could help “relieve the pressure” on the administration of Warren Hastings in conducting Political Agents and the Native Raj book "secret and political business".
A princely state, also called native state, feudatory state or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state under a local or indigenous or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British the history of the princely states of the subcontinent dates from at least the classical period of Indian history, the predominant usage of the term princely.
The Political Agents and the Native Raj by Dipak Kumar Choudhury 8. Tripura in the Lights of Socio-Political Movements Sinceby Bijan Mahanta, Progressive Publishers. Ideologies of the Raj examines how the British sought to justify their rule over India.
The author argues that two divergent strategies were devised to legitimate their authority: the one defined characteristics which the Indians shared with the British themselves, while Cited by: The few articles or book chapters that have been written on native agents are discussed on pp.
41–3, 74–80 of my book. Back to (1) James Onley, ‘Britain’s native agents in Arabia and Persia in the nineteenth century’, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
A dense, fascinating and wonderful book telling the story of the British Raj from the point of view of an Indian princess in one of the Royal Indian states. Moving from desert to northwestern frontier, and revealing a life spent both within zenana walls and in purdah, which then moves out to public political rule of an Indian kingdom before the /5.
Top 10 books about the British in India. If you ask any Indian writer which English book about India has meant most to them, It was the Raj Quartet that made Scott’s name, but I prefer. Ascent and Decline of Native and Colonial Trading: Tale of Four Indian Cities presents a vivid picture of how the British political regime reorganized the structure of the Indian economy to suit its own objectives.
While doing so, the regime also affected the geographical distribution of economic activities, which in turn altered the locations of poverty and prosperity. (shelved 2 times as indian-politics) avg rating — 6, ratings — published Want to Read saving.
called ‘agencies’ supervised by British political agents or native political agents. The politicisation and expansion of the residency system, – As the Company became more involved in the political affairs of Asia, the role of its commercial residents became increasingly political.
Residents became. The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj is a study of one of the most forbidding frontier zones of Britain's Indian Empire.
The Gulf Residency, responsible for Britain's relationship with Eastern Arabia and Southern Persia, was part of an extensive network of political residencies that surrounded and protected British India.
Based on extensive archival research in both the Gulf and Britain. nature of benefits and risks as seen from the perspective of native agents in Bahrain. This perspective, however, ignores the discrepancy in the overall power balance.
The agents faced not only the military and political might of the British Raj, but also the power of Arab rulers, who could threaten the agents. Political Economy of Raj attempt to buy the political peace needed to expand the tax base.
In the interwar years the government almost entirely depended on tariffs and income tax for any significant increase in revenue. Customs duties were raised repeatedly, indirect taxes being much easier to collect and also politically more popular. A British political genious who told Parliment not to rule India with an iron fist, but to respect them and their culture.
Author of "The White Man's Burden" as well as "The Jungle Book" The aspiration for national independence felt by the Indian people under the British Raj. Regionalism. Loyalty to a particular region. Self-Determination. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.
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The book was the author’s “farewell to English”, and served as a call to arms not only to understand the soft and yet no less oppressive agents of colonialism, but also to demystify Author: Nesrine Malik.
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A collaborative Raj was phased out by a coercive Raj, and native female companions were replaced by the influx of white women from Europe. Bywhen Indian soldiers rose up against their British masters and gave Britons cause to establish more rigid racial hierarchies, an age of many kinds of partnership between Britons and those they ruled.I was trying to avoid getting entangled in a topic like this, because everybody who can read English thinks he (or she) knows about history; it’s so easy to read and to form an opinion about it, right?
And then I read two other answers, cleaned my.Scholarly review published by H-Net Reviews. J. Onley: The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj. James Onley’s painstakingly researched monograph constitutes an important contribution to our understanding of the British Empire in the Persian Gulf and beyond, in that he discusses the “native agents”, an often neglected but central group of agents for the British.