Empires of the Mind : a History of the Oxford University Press Under the Raj

New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. x, 471 p. w/ illus., chapter endnotes, appendices, bibliograpphy, index. A thorough and solid study of the Press in India. Chatterjee covers the years long discussion in Oxford about setting up a branch in India, to the establishment of the Press in New Delhi in 1912. He then moves to India, following the story through the end of British control of the country and the focus of the Press on more India-centric works. The relationship of Indian scholars with the Press is also examined. An impressive work. Very good / very good. Item #19546

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