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Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism, Karuna Mantena

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Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism
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Alibis of empire
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Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism
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Karuna Mantena
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Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism
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eng
Summary
Alibis of Empire presents a novel account of the origins, substance, and afterlife of late imperial ideology. Karuna Mantena challenges the idea that Victorian empire was primarily legitimated by liberal notions of progress and civilization. In fact, as the British Empire gained its farthest reach, its ideology was being dramatically transformed by a self-conscious rejection of the liberal model. The collapse of liberal imperialism enabled a new culturalism that stressed the dangers and difficulties of trying to "civilize" native peoples. And, hand in hand with this shift in thinking was a shi
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Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism, Karuna Mantena
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Alibis of empire : Henry Maine and the ends of liberal imperialism, Karuna Mantena
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s67p
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-253) and index
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Contents
Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION -- The Ideological Origins of Indirect Rule; CHAPTER ONE -- The Crisis of Liberal Imperialism; CHAPTER TWO -- Inventing Traditional Society: Empire and the Origins of Social Theory; CHAPTER THREE -- Codification in the East and West; CHAPTER FOUR -- The Nineteenth-Century Debate on Property; CHAPTER FIVE -- Native Society in Crisis: Conceptual Foundations of Indirect Rule; CODA -- Liberalism and Empire Reconsidered; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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