The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power

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Note: Page numbers in italic type indicate illustrations.
Abdali, Ahmad Shah, 29
Abdul Hamid, Sultan, 86
Abdul Karim, 331
Abdul Khaliq (Tipu's son), 87, 95, 97, 102, 103
Abdul Latif Shustari, 138
Abdul Momin, 323
Abdul Waseq, 328
absolutism: character of, 89–90; despotism vs., 175; in early modernity, 76–77, 83, 92; and sovereignty, 92, 245
Abul Mansur Ahmad, 331
Abu Taleb Ispahani, Mirza, 97–98, 120–23, 138
Acton, Lord, 375n56
Adam, John, 115, 117–19
Adam, William, 147–48
Adams, John, 114
Addy, Baishnabcharan, 230
advertisement for football, 294
Afghanistan, 200
Africa: Berlin conference to partition (1884–85), 189; British colonial rule in, 212, 214–15, 269; European scramble for colonies in, 268–69
Age of Consent Bill (1891), 291
Aitihāsik citra (journal), 242
Akbar II, 148
akhlaq, 77
Akshaykumar Maitreya. See Maitreya, Akshaykumar
Alam, Muzaffar, 77
Albania, 273
Alexandrowicz, Charles Henry, 188–89
Ali (fourth caliph), 93
Ali, Karam, 71, 350n61
Ali, Nausher, 331
Ali Gauhar. See Shah Alam II
Ali Ibrahim Khan, 75, 356n32
Alipore conspiracy case, 280, 286, 287, 307
Ali Vardi Khan, 10–12, 24, 32, 68, 72, 79–80, 244
Amin, Samir, 339
Amin, Shahid, 290
Amir Beg, Mirza 71, 81
Amirchand (Omichund), 6, 15, 29, 31, 63–64, 113, 163–64, 183–84
Amrita Bazar Patrika (newspaper), 296–99, 303, 319–20, 381n87, 383n19
Amritalal Bose. See Bose, Amritalal
Andaman Islands, 280, 307, 309
Anderson, Benedict, 283
Anderson, John, 310
Anghie, Antony, 188, 192–93, 275
Anglo-Boer War, 270, 283
annexation of territory: British, 189–90, 196–212; by various imperialist states, 270
Annual Register, 90
antiabsolutism, in early modernity, 76, 111, 113, 119, 127, 153, 155–57
anticolonial nationalism, 231, 262, 279, 283
Anushilan group, 277, 281, 305
aqal (good sense and judgment), 77
Arathoon, Khwaja Petrus, 29
architecture: neoclassical style in, 128, 130; Qaisar Bagh, 220, 372n83; Wajid Ali and, 220
Arcot interest, 56
Aristotle, 48–49, 137
armed nationalist groups. See revolutionary movement
Arnold, Edwin, 198, 203, 208
Arnold, Matthew, 160
Arnos Vale cemetery, 158
Art Theatre, 324
Aryans (football club), 322–23
Asgar Ali Khan, 157
Ashraf, Nazar, 138
Asia, recent economies of, 340
associations and societies, 128–30, 133, 140–41
Atmiya Sabha, 128
Atthavana tantra, 359n93

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter One - Outrage in Calcutta 1
  • Chapter Two - A Secret Veil 33
  • Chapter Three - Tipu's Tiger 67
  • Chapter Four - Liberty of the Subject 104
  • Chapter Five - Equality of Subjects 134
  • Chapter Six - For the Happiness of Mankind 159
  • Chapter Seven - The Pedagogy of Violence 185
  • Chapter Eight - The Pedagogy of Culture 222
  • Chapter Nine - Bombs, Sovereignty, and Football 264
  • Chapter Ten - The Death and Everlasting Life of Empire 311
  • Notes 347
  • References 387
  • Index 409
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