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Knowing the Country: British Orientalism

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2017.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hayden Bellenoit
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Learn how British scholars and administrators pursued knowledge of Indian culture, and how the early British colonials adapted to living within Indian society. Grasp the ways in which British romanticizing of India and misunderstanding of traditional customs had major consequences for colonial policy and the well-being of the Indian populace.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: History, Modern.
Genre: Education films.

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