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Empires of LightVision, Visibility and Power in Colonial India$
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Niharika Dinkar

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781526139634

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.7765/9781526139641

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Empires of Light

Niharika Dinkar

Manchester University Press

I began this book by pointing to imperial practices of light that in turn inflected the more recognisable representations from twentieth-century India, such as the literary movement Chhayavaad or cinematic noir. While the succeeding chapters went on to develop an archaeology for such visual practices in the long nineteenth century, in closing I would like to indicate how such an approach might help in addressing more intractable visual archives that have remained bound to dominant tropes of mimicry and the latter’s devaluation of the copy....

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