Archives of Empire: Volume I. From the East India Company to the Suez Canal

Mia Carter & Barbara Harlow

Language: English

Published: Dec 31, 2003


FROM THE COMPANY TO THE CANAL Mia Carter with Barbara Harlow VOLUME CONTENTS General Introduction. Volume Introduction. 1. Company to Canal 1757-1869 Introduction: "Adventure Capitalism: Mercantilism, Militarism, and the British East India Company.

" Historical Timeline. "List of the Governors and Governors-General of India.

" "List of the Newabs of Bengal.

" ustrations: Maps of India under Cornwallis (1792), Wellesley (1799), Hastings (1832), and Dalhousie (1856). G. A. (George Alfred) Henty. With Clive in India (n.d.). "Agreement Between the Nabob Nudjum-Ul-Dowlah and The Company, 12 August 1765." Anonymous. An Inquiry Into the Rights of the East India Company of Making War and Peace (1772). "East India Company Act, 1773." James Mill. "The Constitution of the East India Company" (1817). James Mill. "Letter to Durmont" (1819), from The Works of David Ricardo (1951-73). John Stuart Mill. Autobiography (1873). "Government of India Act, 1833." Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay. "A Speech, Delivered in the House of Commons on the 10th of July, 1833." Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Lord Clive," Edinburgh Review January, 1840. by the East India Company (1857). Sir Arthur Wellesley. "Memorandum on Marquess Wellesley's Government of India" (1806). 11. Oriental Despotism Introduction: "Oriental Despotisms and Political Economies.

" Baron de Montesquieu. "Distinctive Properties of a despotic Government," from The S t of j2iri Laws (1746, English translation 1750), Book VIII, Section 19. Baron de Montesquieu. "Letters 1, 2, and 37," from Persian Letters (1721, English translation 1722). Adam Sn-dth. "America and the East Indies," from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776), Chapter VII, Part 3. Robert Orme. "Of the Government and People of Indostan," from Historical Fragments of th Mogul Empire (1782). John Stuart Mill. "The Principles of Political Economy" (1848). John Stuart Mill. "Considerations on Representative Government" (1861). Extract. Karl Marx. "On Imperialism in India," two letters to The New York Daily Tribune 25 June and 8 August 1853. 111. The Impeachment of Warren Hastings Introduction: "Warren Hastings: Naughty Nabob or National Hero?" Warren Hastings. "Warren Hastings to the Court of General Directors, 11 November 1773." Warren Hastings. Memoirs Relative to the State of India (1786). Selection. Edmund Burke. "Edmund Burke on the Impeachment of Warren Hastings, 15-19 February 1788." Illustration: "Weshninster Hall during the Trial of Warren Hastings" (1788). Fanny Burney. "Diary," February, 1788. Selections. Edmund Burke. "From the Third Day of Edmund Burke's Speech Opening the Impeachment, 18 February 1788." Warren Hastings. "From the Address of Warren Hastings in his Defense, 2 June 1791." Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Warren Hastings," Edinburgh Review October 1841. IV. The Case of Tipu Sultan Introduction: "Tipu Sultan: Oriental Despot or National Hero?" Illustration: "Portrait of Tippoo Sahib" (n.d.). G. A. Henty. "Descriptions of Tippoo," from The Tiggr of Mysore (189?). Major Diram. "Treaties of Peace, and Review of the Consequences of the War, from A Narrative of the CampaigLi in India which terminated the War with TiJ212oo Sultan in 1792 (1793). Selected letters between Tipu and Company Governors General (1798-1799). Wilkie Collins. "Prologue: The Storming of Seringapatarn 1799," from The Moonstone (1868). V. Orientalism Introduction: "Orientalism: The East as a Career.

" Mary Shelley. Frankenstein (1813/1831). Selections. Benjamin Disraeli. Sibyl, or the Two Nations (1845). Selection. G.W.F. Hegel. "India," The Philosophy of History (1899). William Jones. "A Discourse on the Institution of a Society for Inquiring into the History, Civil and Natural, the Antiquities, Arts, Sciences, and Literatures of Asia" (1784) [pamphlet]. Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Minute on Indian Education" (2 February 1835). Max Miffler. "The Aryan Section" (1876), from Transactions of the Second Session of the International Congiess of Orientalists VI. Laws and Orders Introduction: "Ordering'Chaos': Administering the Law.

" Robert Orme. "Of the Laws and justice of Indostan" (1782). Sir William Jones. "Institutes of Hindu Law: Or, the Ordinance of Menu" (1794). Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Introductory Report upon the Indian Penal Code" (1837). VIL Thuggee/Thagi Introduction: "De-Crin-tinalizing the Landscape: Thugs and Poisoners.

" Illustration: "A Thug'Family Tree'" and "Map of Thug Depredations" (1836). Illustration (photo): "Thugs giving a demonstration of their methods of strangulation" (1855). Captain William H. Sleeman. "The Ramaseeana, or Vocabulary of the Thugs Language" (1839). Captain William H. Sleeman. The Thugs or Phansigars of India: History of the Rise and Progress (1839). Selection. Parlby, Fanny Parks. "A Kutcherry or Kadiahri," Chapter xiii, The Wandering5 of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque (1850). Philip Meadows Taylor. Confessions of a Thug (1837). Selection. Captain William H. Sleeman. "Thug Approvers" (1833-35?). VIII. Suffee/Sati Introduction: "Sati/Suttee: Observances, Abolition, Observations.

" "Suttee," from Col. Henry Yule and A.C. Burnell. Hobson-jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases (1903). Bentinck's "Minute on Sati," November 8,1892. Sati Regulation, XVIL A.D. 1829 of the Bengal Code, December 4,1829. "Duties of a Faithful Widow," from Digest of Hindi Law. Translated from the original Sanscrit by H.T. Colebrooke, Esq. (n. d.). Petitions and Addresses on the Practice of Suttee (1818-1831). G.W.F. Hegel. On "Sati," from The Philosophy of History (1899). Charles Dickens. "death by fire of Miss Havisharn," from Great E. Xpectations chapter 49 (1861). Jules Verne. "Fog rescues a sati," from Around the World in Eighty Days chapter 12 (1873). Jingle advertising 'Maspero' Egyptian cigarettes. Ernest Renan. On "Suttee," excerpt from The Future of Science (1893). Flora Annie Steel. "The Reformer's Wife," from The Indian Scene (1933). IX The Indian Uprising/Sepoy Mutiny 1857-58 Introduction: "The'Asiatic Mystery': The Sepoy Mutiny, Rebellion, or Revolt. Chronology of Events. Rulers and Rebels: Some Major Figures, including selections from The Who's Who of Indian MarWs (1969-73). Selection. Illustrations: "Sepoys, 1757," Cassell's Illustrated Histo1y of India vol. 1, part 1 (1890); "Attack of the Mutineers on the Redan Battery at Lucknow, July 30,1857," Charles Ball's The Histo1y of the Indian Mutiny vol. II (n. d.). (Illustration: "The Asiatic Mystery, As Prepared by Sepoy D'Israeli," Punch August 8,1857. "Proclamation to the People of Oude on Its Annexation. February 1856," from J.J. MacLeod Innes's Lucknow and Oude in the Mu (1895). Sir Henry Lawrence. "Essay of 1843, Forecasting the Events of 1857," from J.J. MacLeod Innes's Lucknow and Oude in the Mutiny (1895). Rani Lakshmi Bai (The Rani of Jhansi). "Letters of Rani Lakslurd Bai" (1853-54). Hume Nisbet. "The Ranee's Fate," from The Queen's Desire: A Romance of the Indian Mutiny (1893). Charles Ball, "Me King of Oude's Manisfesto from the Delhi Gazette, September 29,1857, from Ball's The Histoxy of the Indian Mutty, vol. I[(n.d.). Karl Marx. "The Revolt in India," "The Indian Question," "British Incomes in India," and "The Annexation of Oude, "July 17,1857-May 14,1858. Col. C. Chester.