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Eastern Figures
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Eastern Figures is a literary history with a difference. It examines British writing about the East – centred on India but radiating as far as Egypt and the Pacific – in the colonial and postcolonial period.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. iii-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. 1: Introduction
  2. pp. 1-7
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  1. 2: Hinterland
  2. pp. 9-22
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  1. 3: Conversions and Reversions
  2. pp. 23-52
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  1. 4: Crowds
  2. pp. 53-78
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  1. 5: Nature and Some Naturalists
  2. pp. 79-116
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  1. 6: Contacts and Transgressions
  2. pp. 117-158
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  1. 7: Travellers to War
  2. pp. 159-189
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  1. 8: Figures of Rule
  2. pp. 191-221
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  1. 9: Not Knowing the Oriental
  2. pp. 223-239
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 241-251
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 253-258
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