Indography: Writing the Indian in Early Modern England Jonathan Gil Harris

ISBN: 9781280585081

Published: June 15th 2012

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Indography: Writing the Indian in Early Modern England  by  Jonathan Gil Harris

Indography: Writing the Indian in Early Modern England by Jonathan Gil Harris
June 15th 2012 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 281 pages | ISBN: 9781280585081 | 5.47 Mb

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Europeans invented Indians and populated the world, west and east, with them. Indography: Writing the Indian in Early Modern England considers the ethnographic and racializing practices that were theMoreIn the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Europeans invented Indians and populated the world, west and east, with them.

Indography: Writing the Indian in Early Modern England considers the ethnographic and racializing practices that were the hallmark of English global knowledges post-Columbus. In a series of essays that tease out the affinities and discontinuities between the production of western and eastern Indians in English travel writing, medical treatises, literature and drama, the volumes contributors show how early modern purveyors of Indography saw bodies and identities as translatable, susceptible not just to cross-cultural interpretation but also to protean movement and change.



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