(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

Claiming the high ground : theories of imperial authority and the British hill stations in India

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KENNY J.T. (1) ;
(1) Dep. of geography, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, ETATS-UNIS


The paper examines the expanding administrative use of the hill stations from the early nineteenth century through the 1880s. Conflicting srategies and practices for maintaining imperial control required mediation and contrasting frameworks for defining duty and loyalty between government and subject vied for dominance. The significance of Utilitarian thought, changing appraisals of climate and constructions of race are evaluated in an analysis of the imperial hill stations


Article of periodic

published at : Political geography / ISSN 0962-6298

Editor : Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1992)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 16, no8 [pp. 655-673]

Bibliographic references : 48 ref.




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