The Encounter Britain-India: An Example of Adjustment to Imperialism

Authors

  • Mahamadou Diallo

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2010.14.3.61-74

Keywords:

Britain, India, encounter, adjustment, imperialism, economy

Abstract

When Britain undertook to colonize India, it was quick to realize that it was faced with quite a special case in its history as a colonizing power: the subcontinent was the cradle of an ancient and highly complex civilization, which made it all the more difficult to administer, especially in the specific domains of politics and market economy. This short study aims to look into the various ways in which the necessary adjustment to the new situation was achieved – not only by the conquered, but also by the conqueror.

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Author Biography

  • Mahamadou Diallo
    Mahamadou Diallo, assistant professor at Department of Anglophone Studies, University of Ouagadougou.

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Published

1. 12. 2010

How to Cite

Diallo, Mahamadou. 2010. “The Encounter Britain-India: An Example of Adjustment to Imperialism”. Asian Studies 14 (3): 61-74. https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2010.14.3.61-74.

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