Liberalism and the British empire in southeast Asia /

This collection of essays collects the leading scholars on British colonial thought in southeast Asia to consider the question. What was the relationship between liberalism and the British Empire in southeast Asia? The empire builders in southeast Asia, Lord Minto, William Farquhar, John Leyden, Tho...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Knapman, Gareth (Editor), Milner, Anthony Crothers, 1945- (Editor), Quilty, Mary (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, [2019]
Series:Empires in perspective.
Table of Contents:
  • Mapping liberalism and empire in Southeast Asia / Gareth Knapman and Mary Quilty
  • Before liberalism : William Marsden's late enlightenment imperial critique / Diana J. Carroll
  • Pragmatism at play : Farquhar, Raffles and the founding of Singapore / Nadia Wright
  • The ideological origins of the founding of Singapore / Tze Shiung Ng
  • Rice and potato-eaters : labour, wages and race in classical political economy of British colonial administrators in Southeast Asia / Mary Quilty
  • The gaze of a liberal imperialist : observing and interpreting oriental despotism in John Crawfurd's work / Martin Miller
  • John Crawfurd's 1829 pamphlet on free trade and colonisation and his liberal campaign for British imperial reforms in India and Southeast Asia / Wilbert Wong
  • Protector of Aborigines or war criminal : two opposing liberal views of James Brooke / Gareth Knapman and Martin Müller
  • The liberal security experiment in Southeast Asia / Gareth Knapman
  • The liberalism narrative in Southeast Asia, and Australia / Anthony Milner.