Meat, mercy, morality animals and humanitarianism in colonial Bengal, 1850-1920 /

This work disentangles complex discourses around humanitarianism to understand the nature of British colonialism in India. It contends that the colonial project of animal protection in late nineteenth-century Bengal mirrored an irony. Emerging notions of public health and debates on cruelty against...

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Main Author: Samanta, Samiparna,
Other Authors: Oxford Scholarship Online.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2021.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Edition: First edition.
Series: Oxford scholarship online.

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