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viiCONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION:
The Supplementation of Imperial Sovereignty

PART ONE:
Ethnographic Acts

CHAPTER ONE:
Empire’s Vicious Expenses

Samuel Foote’s The Nabob and the Credit Crisis of 1772

CHAPTER TWO:
“As Much as Science Can Approach Barbarity”

Pantomimical Ethnography in Omai; or, A Trip round the World

PART TWO:
Women and the Trials of Imperial Masculinity

CHAPTER THREE:
Inchbald’s Indies

Meditations on Despotism circa 1784

CHAPTER FOUR:
The Raree Show of Impeachment

CHAPTER FIVE:
Molière’s Old Woman

Judging and Being Judged with Frances Burney

PART THREE:
A Theatre of Perpetual War

CHAPTER SIX:
Starke Reforms

Martial Masculinity and the Perils of Indianization

CHAPTER SEVEN:
War and Precinema

Tipu Sultan and the Allure of Mechanical Display

AFTERWORD:
Recreational Alterity

NOTES

INDEX

Previous Chapter

Dedication

Next Chapter

Acknowledgments

Additional Information

ISBN
9781421427737
Related ISBN
9781421429205
MARC Record
OCLC
1048221188
Pages
vii-viii
Launched on MUSE
2018-08-15
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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