University Press of America
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Jeffrey N. Dupée is an Associate Professor of History at La Sierra University, Riverside, California. He received his B.A. in History from Walla Walla College and his Ph.D. in European History from Claremont Graduate University. His disciplinary concentrations include Modern Europe and 19th and 20th century imperialism, with a research focus on Western travel writers. He is the author of British Travel Writers in China: Writing Home to a British Public, 1890–1914.
Part 1 Acknowledgements
Chapter 2 Introduction
Chapter 3 India's Lure: Traveler Motivations and Aspirations
Chapter 4 Katherine Mayo and the Great 'Mother India' Debate
Chapter 5 The British Colonialist Debate: 'A Pigmentary Aristocracy?'
Chapter 6 The Independence Debate: Wrestling with the 'Peter-Pan Theory'
Chapter 7 The Ghandi Debate: Indian 'Fakir' or Heroic Independence Leader?
Chapter 8 'An Observation of No Value': India's Poverty, Disease, and Suffering
Chapter 9 The Search for the Elusive Indian
Chapter 10 The Search for the Elusive Spirituality
Chapter 11 The Paradox of Caste: East and West
Chapter 12 From Bazaar to the Bizarre: India as Terra Exotica
Chapter 13 Benares: Journey to the Soul of India
Chapter 14 Calcutta, Delhi, and Bombay: Urban Itineraries
Chapter 15 Princely States and Pauper Villages
Part 16 Bibliography
Part 17 Index