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Title Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia : pioneer of British colonial rule / preface by William Dalrymple ; edited by Shah Mahmoud Hanifi
Imprint London : Hurst & Co., 2019
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 Modern History Library  941.073092 M928    AVAILABLE    30550100658226
Descript xxxviii, 418 pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
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Note (Mountstuart Elphinstone (1779-1859), Lowland Scottish traveller, East India Company civil servant and educator, was one of the principal intellectual architects of British colonial rule in South Asia. Imbued with liberal views, such that Bombay's wealthy founded Elphinstone College in his memory, he pioneered the scholarly, scientific and administrative foundations of imperialism in India" (publisher)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Mountstuart Elphinstone and An account of the Kingdom of Caubul -- Mountstuart Elphinstone and his contemporaries -- Mountstuart Elphinstone: comparisons and legacy
Subject Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859
East India Company
Education -- India -- History
Imperialism -- Historiography
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century
Alt Author Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859. Account of the Kingdom of Caubul
Dalrymple, William, writer of preface
Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud, editor
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