Confronting Colonialism

Confronting Colonialism

Resistance and Modernization under Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan

Edited by Irfan Habib

Anthem South Asian Studies

A rare insight into a turning point of Indian history, commemorating the second centenary of Tipu's final battle against the British at Sriranagapatnam in 1799.

Hardback, 258 Pages

ISBN:9781843310600

September 2002

£70.00, $115.00

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About This Book

Edited and with an introduction by Professor Habib, 'Confronting Colonialism' is a series of essays commemorating the second centenary of Tipu's final battle against the British at Sriranagapatnam in 1799. The essays, devoted to the history of Mysore under Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan, underscore the need to defend the memory of two rulers, who were indomitable opponents of the colonial regime; they also emphasize the centrality of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan in Indian nationalist historiography. This collection is of particular importance, especially in light of the recent tendency to devalue the significance of the two rulers.

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Irfan Habib is a professor at the Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh and a former chairman of the Indian Council for Historical Research. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2005.

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Anthem South Asian Studies

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; The Two Rulers; Episodes of Resistance; Diplomatic History; Intercommunal Relations; Towards Modernization; Building a Navy; Building Military Strength; Select Bibliography; Contributors; Index

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