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Colonial India and the Making of Empire Cinema
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Colonial India and the Making of Empire Cinema
Image, Ideology and Identity



July 2001 | 308 pages | SAGE Vistaar
This book is an empirico-historical enquiry into the empire cinema made in Hollywood and Britain during the turbulent 1930s and 1940s. It shows how empire cinema constructed the colonial world, its rationale for doing so, and the manner in which such constructions were received by the colonised people.
Introduction  
The Drum (1938): The Myth of the Muslim Menace  
Gunga Din (1939): Spectre of Hindu Domination  
The Rains Came (1940): Imperialism, Racism and Gender Relations  
Conclusion  
Bibliography  
Index  

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Prem Chowdhry

Prem Chowdhry, an eminent Social Scientist, is a former Professorial Fellow of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti, New Delhi, and also a former Senior Fellow of the Council of Historical Research, New Delhi. Currently an independent researcher, she is the author of Political Economy of Production and Reproduction: Caste, Custom, and Community in North India, 2011; Contentious Marriages, Eloping Couples: Gender Caste and Patriarchy in Northern India, 2007; Colonial India and the Making of Empire Cinema: Image, Ideology and Identity, 2000 (Indian edition by SAGE, 2001); The Veiled Women: Shifting Gender Equations in Rural... More About Author

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