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Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism / Karuna Mantena.

By: Mantena, Karuna, 1974-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JC359 .M368 2010Publication: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2010Description: x, 269 p.ISBN: 9780691128160 (hardcover); 0691128162 (hardcover).Subject(s): Imperialism | Great Britain -- Colonies | Maine, Henry Sumner, 1822-1888 -- Political and social views
Contents:
Introduction: The ideological origins of indirect Rule -- Chapter 1. The crisis of liberal imperialism -- Chapter 2. Inventing traditional society: empire and the origins of social theory -- Chapter 3. Codification in the East and West -- Chapter 4. The nineteenth-century debate on property -- Chapter 5. Native society in crisis: conceptual foundations of indirect rule -- CODA: liberalism and empire reconsidered.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: The ideological origins of indirect Rule -- Chapter 1. The crisis of liberal imperialism -- Chapter 2. Inventing traditional society: empire and the origins of social theory -- Chapter 3. Codification in the East and West -- Chapter 4. The nineteenth-century debate on property -- Chapter 5. Native society in crisis: conceptual foundations of indirect rule -- CODA: liberalism and empire reconsidered.

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