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Reversing The Gaze: Amar Singh's Diary, A Colonial Subject's Narrative Of Imperial India

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Amar Singh reverses the gaze. A colonial subject contemplates an imperial other. He begins writing at twenty, producing over forty-four years what may be one of the world's longest continuous diaries. These selections from the years 1898 to 1905, are the work of the young Amar Singh. He records his sense of discovery and surprise at diverse sites - the Jodhpur court, the w ...more
Paperback, 642 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 31st 2002)
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Paul
Fascinating selections from the diary of Amar Singh, a minor Rajput nobleman and Indian Army Officer. He kept a diary for 44 years from 1898 when he was 20, until 1942 when he died. The actual diary is vast, 89 volumes (800 pages each): even Pepys only managed a dozen or so. This is a selction from the years 1898 to 1905. This is a shame as I would liked to have seen Amar Singh's development over the years and also his service in the First World War in Turkey and on the western front in Belgium. ...more
Karen
Rather than India through the eyes of the British, this is Britain through the eyes of India. Amar Singh, a Rajput of noble birth, has been well educated in an English-speaking school, is a skilled horseman and soldier, loves to read, and keeps a diary all his life. This volume is a selection of his diary entries, meticulously edited and explained by his editors. A very interesting document and surprisingly readable and entertaining.
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