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) in colonial India was one of the glorious mega projects for measuring the Indian subcontinent with high precision. The GTS of India was started by William Lambton on 10 th April, 1802 with the measurement of a baseline near Madras (now Chennai). Lambton selected a plain surface to measure the baseline of 7.5 miles in length bounded by St. Thomas’ Mount to the north and Perumbauk hill to the south and finally completed this work on 22 nd May, 1802 ( Markham 1878 ). The accuracy of the determination of the longitude of Madras was maintained with the highest

). Delhi: Oxford University Press. 27. Roy, T. (1999). Traditional Industry in the economy of colonial India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511497421 28. Roy, T. (2000). The economic history of India 1857-1947. Delhi: Oxford University Press. 29. Roy, T. (2002). Economic History and Modern India; Redefining the Link. Journal of Economic Perspective, 16 (3), 109-130. https://doi.org/10.1257/089533002760278749 30. Sen, A. (2005). The Argumentative Indian; Writings on India’s History, Culture and Identity . London: Penguin

British Empire Ian J. Kerr HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology 12, pp. 31-74 DOI 10.2478/host-2018-0003 32 The Transfer of Railway Technologies Introduction This is a paper about the transfer of railway technology within the British Empire. Railway construction in colonial India, circa 1850 forward provides the substantive focus with the occasional mention of other British colonies in Asia and Africa.1 Similar to Dutch civil engineering in colonial Indonesia the examples in this paper show that the transfer of railway technologies to imperial

, Washington: National Academies Press. MARTINEAU, Harriet (1857) British rule in India , London: Smith, Elder & Co. MENON, Jisha (2013) The Performance of Nationalism: India, Pakistan, and the Memory of Partition, New York: Cambridge University Press. MESSENGER, Charles (2013), Reader’s Guide to Military History, London: Taylor & Francis Publisher Group. MUSHTAQ, Muhammad (2009) “Public Health in British India: A Brief Account of the History of Medical Services and Disease Prevention in Colonial India”, Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of

Empire.” http://bloggingyoungfogey.blogspot. com/2010/09/hhthe-maharaja-of-dhrangadhra-halvad.html. Also published in the Heraldry Gazette, http://www.theheraldrysociety.com/publications/heraldrygazette/March11p5-8.pdf. Official website of Shazia Sikander. http://www.shahziasikander.com Official website of the Sikh twins. http://www.singhtwins.co.uk Printed Books Agha, S. and Kolsky, E. (Ed.) (2009). Fringes of Empire: Peoples, Places and Spaces in Colonial India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Anderson, B. (1983). Imagined communities: Reflections on the

. (2003). Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chatterjee, P. (1990). The Nationalist Resolution of the Women’s Question in Sangari and Vaid (Eds.), Recasting Women. pp. 233–53. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Eck, D. (1998). Darśan: seeing the divine image in India. New York: Columbia University Press. Forster, E. M. (1953). The Hill of Devi. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. Ghosh, D. (2006). Sex and the Family in Colonial India. Cambridge: Cambridge University

Viceroys are Disappearing from the Roundabouts in Delhi’: British symbols of power in post-colonial India” Modern Asian Studies 49, 3. McGarr Paul M. 2005 “‘The Viceroys are Disappearing from the Roundabouts in Delhi’: British symbols of power in post-colonial India” Modern Asian Studies 49 3 Melber, Henning. 2005. “Namibia's Past in the Present: Colonial Genocide and the Liberation Struggle in Commemorative Narratives” South African Historical Journal 54: 91–111. 10.1080/02582470509464900 Melber Henning 2005 “Namibia's Past in the Present: Colonial Genocide and the

Globalized India. New York: Routledge. Jhala, J. (2009). The Tragada Bhavai Role in the Making of Hindu Identity in Saurastra in P. Chakravorty and S.Kugle (Ed.), Performing Ecstasy: Poetics and Politics of Religion in India. Delhi: Manohar Press. Jhala, J. (2010). Re presenting Story: Shaping Memory in Western India. Journal South Asian History and Culture. Vol.1: 106-125. Kamphorst, J. (2008). In praise of death: history and poetry in medieval Marwar (South Asia). Leiden: University Press. Mani, L. (1998). Contentious Traditions: The Debate on Sati in Colonial

houses the female part of the families occupy. Antoinette M. Burton: Dwelling in the Archive. Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India, Oxford 2003. Colonial Zambia, at that time Northern Rhodesia, did not leave the scope for individual bureaucrats seizing opportunity. Even though the state could have relied on ground-breaking research by the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, these insights that in the academic sphere helped bring about a new understanding of African urban environments only gained acceptance among government planners partially and very