oThe idea of freeing Indian women gave British women a
desire for freedom that they did not actually have.
oVictorian men argued that men were the strong figures wellsuited to being out there in public and women were
oAll institutions put in India by the British were put in under the
context of bring civilization to South Asia
oHeavily rooted in the discourse of Orientalism.
oBorn in South Asia in 1865
oHis father was
The British Raj
Queen Victorias Proclamation
oA tract by the Queen that was spread and translated
throughout South Asia declaring British rule of India.
oViceroy ministry created and announced.
oThey said theyd be impartial and let anyone
*TEST NEXT WEEK!
oIdentifications. Write a paragraph on each. Have some sense of
location (like be able to tell where cities are). Specifics.
o4 essay questions out of which you have to answer 2. Larger
ideas rather than speci
o1765: signing of the Treaty of Allahabad
British, Moguls, and many other included in this treaty.
The British did not become sovereigns over the territory
they conquered, but rather Diwans submitted to the
Mogul emperor who tol
What kind of regime did the British put in place?
E-Readings (emailed out today) from The Scandal of Empire talks
about how the British government eventually factored the East
India Company out of the governing picture.
What was the ideolo
How could a state as successful as the Mogul empire fall to the British
oIts success explains its failure.
oThey were a huge welfare state and did great things like build
roads and open universities. They opened the door
Despite the brutality of the Portuguese, they still manage to stay in
the region and get the handle on the European market for South
Dutch East India Company
oKing Philip II becomes king of Spain and Portugal in 1580. As a
*JOHN KEY BOOK IN HISTORY DEPARTMENT (224 Hines Hall)! MAKE
COPIES AND RETURN IT!
Portuguese Possessions in the East and the Route to India
oUnder Prince Henry the Navigator, the Portuguese government
began sponsoring ship ventures trying
1/18/11 10:40 AM
Missing book The Honourable Company get from Amazon
o7-8 nations in the Indian subcontinent (Indian Peninsula,
Himalayas, Indian Cush Mountains)
Point of the course to consider how the British Empire rose and fe