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Asians in Britain, 1858-1950

Nasta, Susheila; Stadtler, Florian and Visram, Rozina (2011). Asians in Britain, 1858-1950. The British Library.

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The establishment of the East India Company in 1600 began a complex relationship between Britain and India that would mark major shifts in the culture and history of both nations. This trading relationship, combined with Britain’s long imperial rule in India, led to far reaching changes and a steady migration of Asians from all walks of life to Britain. These webpages trace the long history of Asians in Britain, focusing on the period 1858-1950. They explore the subject through contemporary accounts, posters, pamphlets, diaries, newspapers, political reports and illustrations, all evidence of the diverse and rich contributions Asians have made to British life.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2011 The British Library Board
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Beyond the Frame: Indian-British ConnectionsAH/J003247/1AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council)
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
Item ID: 31432
Depositing User: Florian Stadtler
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 11:57
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:39
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