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作者 Lees, James, 1979- author
書名 Bureaucratic culture in early colonial India : district officials, armed forces, and personal interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830 / James Lees
出版項 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
國際標準書號 9781138615496 (hbk)
9780429286506 (ebk)
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館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  DS465 .L39 2020    到期 01-11-21    30610020608741
04-24-2020 已為 傅斯年圖書館 訂購 1 本.
說明 xv, 194 pages : maps ; 22 cm
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系列 War and Society in South Asia
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-190) and index
The Company state after 1765 -- "The essence of the state itself" : reputation and the Company's government -- "A gendarmerie of last resort" : the roles of armed force, 1760-1820 -- Rangpur District, 1770-c.1800 -- Chittagong District, 1760-c.1800 -- The Company state in the 1820s
"This book looks at how the fledgling British East India Company state of the 1760s developed into the mature Anglo-Indian empire of the 19th century. It investigates the bureaucratic culture of early Company administrators, primarily at the district level, and the influence of that culture on the nature and scope of colonial government in India. Drawing on a host of archival material and secondary sources, James Lees details the power relationship between local officials and their superiors at Fort William in Calcutta, and examines the wider implications of that relationship for Indian society. The book brings to the fore the manner in which the Company's roots in India were established despite its limited military resources and lack of governmental experience. It underlines how the early colonial polity was shaped by European administrators' attitudes towards personal and corporate reputation, financial gain, and military governance. A thoughtful intervention in understanding the impact of the Company's government on Indian society, this volume will be of interest to researchers working within South Asian studies, British studies, administrative history, military history, and the history of colonialism"-- Provided by publisher
主題 East India Company -- History
East India Company -- Administration
Bureaucracy -- India
Corporations, British -- India
India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947
India -- Colonization
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Defenses
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