By Sukanya Banerjee
Interpreting autobiography, fiction, election speeches, fiscal analyses, parliamentary records, and govt correspondence, Banerjee foregrounds the narrative common sense maintaining the remarkable claims to citizenship complicated by way of racialized colonial matters. She specializes in the writings of figures reminiscent of Dadabhai Naoroji, referred to as the 1st Asian to be elected to the British Parliament; Surendranath Banerjea, one of the earliest Indians admitted into the Indian Civil provider; Cornelia Sorabji, the 1st lady to review legislation in Oxford and the 1st girl attorney in India; and Mohandas okay. Gandhi, who lived in South Africa for almost twenty-one years sooner than his involvement in Indian nationalist politics. In her research of the unforeseen registers wherein they carved out a language of formal equality, Banerjee attracts generally from discussions in either late-colonial India and Victorian Britain on political economic system, indentured hard work, lady professionalism, and bureaucratic modernity. Signaling the centrality of those discussions to the formulations of citizenship, Becoming Imperial Citizens discloses a colourful transnational house of political motion and subjecthood, and it sheds new mild at the advanced mutations of the class of citizenship.
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