Imperial Andamans: Colonial Encounter and Island History

Hardcover | September 15, 2010

byAparna Vaidik

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In 1858, the British set up a penal settlement on the Andaman islands in the Bay of Bengal. This study goes beyond the story of the island penal colony to investigate the other reasons of the colonization of the islands and how their unique geography and environment shaped their history, as well as their role in a larger historical process.

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In 1858, the British set up a penal settlement on the Andaman islands in the Bay of Bengal. This study goes beyond the story of the island penal colony to investigate the other reasons of the colonization of the islands and how their unique geography and environment shaped their history, as well as their role in a larger historical pro...

APARNA VAIDIK  is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Georgetown University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230576052

ISBN - 13:9780230576056

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Andamans Imagined
Colonizing the Bay
Redemptive Space
Natures Intrigue
Working to Settle the Colony
Myriad Andamans
Castigating 'Hell on Earth'