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Cosmopolitan Consumption: Domesticity, Cooking, and the Middle Class in Colonial India

Utsa Ray

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter demonstrates that, while scholars have long focused on the economic origins of the middle class, it is crucial to understand the ways in which it fashioned itself. Although the universe ... More


From Global Civilizing Missions to Racial Warfare: Class Conflicts and the Representation of the Colonial World in European Middle-Class Thought

Christof Dejung

in The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes civilizing missions which were organized by philanthropic societies that were established by bourgeois circles in both the European and non-European worlds. The emerging middle ... More


The Global Bourgeoisie: The Rise of the Middle Classes in the Age of Empire

David Motadel, Christof Dejung, and Jürgen Osterhammel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691177342
eISBN:
9780691189918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177342.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

While the nineteenth century has been described as the golden age of the European bourgeoisie, the emergence of the middle class and bourgeois culture was by no means exclusive to Europe. This book ... More


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