Colonial subalterns of empire: Australians in India during the movement for Swaraj, 1920-1939

Gehrmann, Richard (2012) Colonial subalterns of empire: Australians in India during the movement for Swaraj, 1920-1939. In: The British World: Religion, Memory, Society, Culture, 2-5 July 2012, Toowoomba, Australia.

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The nostalgic recollections of those who had lived in India before 1947 heralded a flood of recollections about British India, and developed academic research interest in the colonial experience. This paper further develops the understanding of the Australian relationship with Asia in the era prior to Asian independence by examining the written recorded experience of Australian soldiers in India.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 22. © The Contributors and Editors.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - School of Humanities and Communication
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2012 02:26
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2014 02:03
Uncontrolled Keywords: White Australia policy; Anglo-Indians; British India; race relations; army officers; military
Fields of Research : 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200204 Cultural Theory
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160803 Race and Ethnic Relations
21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210305 British History
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology

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