November 5, 2018, by Angela Shearsmith

On trial: Area Studies: India

We are pleased to announce that we are providing trial access to: Area Studies: India

This is a a vital resource for the study of Empire, the British Raj, and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1650-1942.

Highlights include:

The official and personal papers of Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, 1898-1905, from the India Office at the British Library
Rare printed works of colonial literature from India, 1650-1914, and volumes of travel writing from Indians travelling to the West
Indian Newspaper Reports c1868-1942 – weekly abstracts compiled by the India Office, summarising both English- and native-language newspapers from the British Raj

Collections included in this resource:

Colonial Discourses: Series Three: Colonial fiction, 1712-1933
Curzon, India and Empire: The papers of Lord Curzon (1859-1925) from the British Library, London
The Empire Writes Back: Part One: Indian views on Britain and Empire, 1810-1915, from the British Library, London
India During the Raj: Eyewitness Accounts: Diaries and related records describing life in India, 1712-1925
India in the Age of Empire: The Journals of Michael Pakenham Edgeworth (1812-1881) from the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Indian Newspaper Reports, c. 1868-1942

The trial runs until Dec 2018.

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