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Unformatted text preview: B. mapping as a technology of imperialism-James Rennell’s Map of Hindoostan (1782) and Bengal Atlas (1779) C. The Ganges river between Calcutta and Allahabad (1834- )-Hugh Lindsay (2 80 hp engines, Suez Canal (1869), Mediterranean, Bombay)- Opium III. Telegraphs 1. Different contexts: A. Western Europe and North America B. India 2 Marquis of Dalhousie A. cotton in Nagpur for example B. Network C. Indian Mutiny (1857) 3. Public Works Department A. Dahrwar cotton 2 B. Royal Indian Engineering School at Cooper’s Hill IV. Railroads 1. Powerful influence on commerce, politics and society 2. Large banking investments A. India B. South Africa V. Conclusions 3...
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- Spring '06
- History, Ganges, A. Irrawaddy river, Drexel University Prof., Historical Perspective Department