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Author Hanifi, Shah Mahmoud, author.

Title Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia : pioneer of British colonial rule / Shah Mahmoud Hanifi
Published London : Hurst & Company, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (xxxviii, 418 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford scholarship online
Oxford scholarship online.
Summary 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. This volume examines Mountstuart Elphinstone's intellectual contributions and administrative career in their own right, in relation to prominent contemporaries including Charles Metcalfe and William Moorcroft, and in the context of later historical study of India, Afghanistan, British imperialism and its imperial frontiers
Notes Also issued in print: 2019
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 12, 2020)
Subject Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859.
Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859. Account of the Kingdom of Caubul
Metcalfe, Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Baron, 1785-1846.
Moorcroft, William, 1767-1825.
Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859.
Metcalfe, Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Baron, 1785-1846.
Moorcroft, William, 1767-1825.
British -- Afghanistan -- History -- 19th century
British -- India -- History -- 19th century
Imperialism -- History -- 19th century.
British colonies.
Colonies -- Administration.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- Administration -- History -- 19th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Asia -- History -- 19th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0190092602