The imperial security state British colonial knowledge and empire-building in Asia

The Imperial Security State explores an important but under-explored dimension of British imperialism - its information system and the close links between military knowledge and the maintenance of empire. James Hevia's innovative study focuses on route books and military reports produced by the...

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Main Author: Hevia, James Louis
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2012
Series:Critical perspectives on empire
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • triangulation and route books
  • 6. Regulating the facts of Asia: military reports and handbooks
  • 7. The uses of intelligence
  • 8. The effects of the imperial security regime in Asia and Great Britain
  • 9. Imperial security and the transformation of Asia