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The imperial archive

knowledge and the fantasy of empire

by Richards, Thomas

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Published by Verso in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
    • Imperialism -- History -- 19th century,
    • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism,
    • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature,
    • Imperialism in literature,
    • Colonies in literature,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century -- Historiography,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-172) and index.

      StatementThomas Richards.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR468.I49 R53 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1412268M
      ISBN 100860914003, 0860916057
      LC Control Number93021182

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