By Ronit Ricci,Clare Anderson,Robert Aldrich,Anand A. Yang,Sri Margana,Timo Kaartinen,Jean Gelman Taylor,Carol Liston,Lorraine M. Paterson,Penny Edwards
Exile used to be a effective type of punishment and a catalyst for switch in colonial Asia among the 17th and early 20th centuries. titanic networks of compelled migration provided employees to rising colonial settlements, whereas ecu powers banished competitors to far off destinations. Exile in Colonial Asia explores the phenomenon of exile in ten case reports in terms of 3 different types: “kings,” royals banished as political exiles; “convicts,” nearly all of these whose lives are explored during this quantity, despatched midway the world over with usually unforeseen outcomes; and “commemoration,” concerning the myriad ways that the event and its aftermath have been remembered through these exiled, family left at the back of, colonial officers, and next generations of descendants, devotees, historians, and politicians. meant for a vast readership attracted to the colonial interval in Asia (South and Southeast Asia in particular), the quantity features a variety of disciplinary views: anthropology, gender stories, literature, heritage, and Asian, Australian, and Pacific studies.
In addition to featuring interesting, little-known, and sundry case experiences of exile in colonial Asia and Australia, the chapters jointly supply a sweeping, contextualized, comparative technique that hyperlinks the narratives of various peoples and locales. instead of confining study to the eu colonial information, at any time when attainable the authors positioned specific emphasis at the use of indigenous basic assets hitherto little explored. Exile in Colonial Asia invitations creative methodological innovation in exploring a number of documents and expands our theoretical frontiers in brooding about the interconnected histories of penal deportation, hard work migration, political exile, colonial enlargement, and person destinies.
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Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration (Perspectives on the Global Past) by Ronit Ricci,Clare Anderson,Robert Aldrich,Anand A. Yang,Sri Margana,Timo Kaartinen,Jean Gelman Taylor,Carol Liston,Lorraine M. Paterson,Penny Edwards