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PITHY QUOTE FROM Martineau: British Empire

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In considering the conditions of the case of India from the Indian point of view, it is necessary to include that of the natural wealth of the country, in that accessible state which our public works will soon realize. We cannot compute it; and the most moderate estimate would look like statistics from the desk of Baron Munchausen....

Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Volume 5, The India Question, Suggestions towards the future government of india (1858)

Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Electronic Edition. book cover

Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Electronic Edition.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-064-6

Language: English

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Harriet Martineau. Chalk drawing by George Richmond, c. 1849

List of Contents

_____. Harriet Martineau's Writing on the British Empire. Edited by Deborah Anna Logan. Advisory editors, Antoinette Burton and Kitty Sklar. Preface by Patrick Brantlinger. 5 vols. London; Brookfield, Vt.: Pickering & Chatto, 2004.

  • Vol. 1. The Empire Question. “Life in the Wilds” (1832); “Demerara” (1833); “Cinnamon and Pearls” (1833); “Dawn Island” (1845)
  • Vol. 2. The Middle Eastern Question. Eastern Life, Present and Past (1848), Part I
  • Vol. 3. The Middle Eastern Question. Eastern Life, Present and Past (1848), Part II
  • Vol. 4. The Irish Question. “Ireland” (1832); Letters from Ireland (1852); Endowed Schools of Ireland (1858)
  • Vol. 5. The India Question. British Rule In India. A Historical Sketch (1857); Suggestions Towards The Future Government Of India (1858); India [Our Ignorance of India], Daily News (1857); India [“Review of the Year”], Daily News (1857); India, [Understanding India] Daily News (1858); East India Company [Land], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Taxation], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Justice], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Treatment of Criminals], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Public Works], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Education], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Public Works], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Welfare of Natives], Daily News (1858); East India Company [Final Dissolution], Daily News (1858); China [Sir John Bowring], Daily News (1857); China [British Aggression], Daily News (1857); China [and the Indian Mutiny], Daily News (1857); China [Impending War], Daily News (1857); China [“Review of the Year”], Daily News (1857); China [Canton], Daily News (1858); China [Canton and Western Trade], Daily News (1858)



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