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Terrorism, Literature and Sedition in Colonial India

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter two considers the ways in which acts of sedition and revolutionary terrorism in British colonial India were invoked by the British authorities to justify emergency measures in the Indian ... More


How the Giraffe Became a <i>Qilin</i>: Intercultural Signification in Ming Dynasty Arts

Kathlyn Liscomb

in The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores meanings attributed to a giraffe given to the Yongle emperor (r. 1403–1424) in 1414 by a Muslim sultan of Bengal. Both sides understood its significance in ways mediated by ... More


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