Making Britain: discover how South Asians shaped the nation, 1870-1950

Nasta, Susheila; Ahmed, Rehana; Stadtler, Florian; Mukherjee, Sumita; Boehmer, Elleke and Ranasinha, Ruvani (2010). Making Britain: discover how South Asians shaped the nation, 1870-1950. The Open University.

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This database is a major output from the AHRC-funded research project Making Britain: South Asian Visions of Homeand Abroad 1870-1950, directed and led by Professor Susheila Nasta. The database is available for public access through the project website and on the British Library web pages. It contains over 600 entries as well as other links and is the first database of its kind. A useful resource to scholars and the general public. It was launched at the British Library in Sept, 2010.

Item Type: Research Dataset Record
Dataset Status: Finalised
Dataset Access:
Retention Rule: Until 2020
Retention Action: Review
Copyright Holders: © 2010 The Open University
Funders: AHRC: Bid Reference AH/E009859/1, The Open University
Extra Information: The database 'Making Britain: Discover how South Asians shaped the world, 1870-1950' is a free publicly available online resource. It has approximately 500 entries on individuals, organisations and events relating to South Asians who were in Britain in this period. The database offers a number of innovative browsing options modelled on social networking sites which demonstrate South Asians' interactions and relationships in Britain at the time, including a timeline, network diagrams of connections between individuals and a clickable googlemap of locations in the UK where South Asian individuals and organisations were located. It offers wide-ranging bibliographical and archival information for academic and non-academic researchers. The database was launched to the public at the conference on 13 September 2010 and has been linked to the British Library's Asians in Britain research pages and was widely publicised through British Library, academic and press channels
Keywords: South Asians in Britain; postcolonial; colonial; archive
Academic Unit or School: English & Creative Writing
Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
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Item ORO ID: 31434
Depositing User: Florian Stadtler
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 11:50
Last Modified: 28 May 2024 09:15

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