British and American Presence in South Asia during the Late Eighteenth Century and Early Nineteenth Century
This collection contains digitized book excerpts and other print resources that demonstrate the presence of British and American travelers in South Asia (specifically India) during the late eighteenth century and the first half of the nineteenth century. Materials in this collection were selected as part of an online module for Dr. Yoshina Hurgobin's HIST 3373 courses titled "Modern India and South Asia."
The digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives and/or copyright holder.
(G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855)Digitized excerpt of chapter two from Bayard Taylor's "A Visit to India, China, and Japan in the Year 1853."
"Account of the Dreadful Inundation of the Sea at Ingeram, on the Coast of Coromandel in the East Indies" featured in "The Flowers of Celebrated Travellers. . ." (Mordecai Stewart., 1820)Letter dated 1787 from William Parson to Alexander Dalrymple about a flood that occurred on the Coromandel coast - the southeastern coast region of the Indian subcontinent.
The Flowers of Celebrated Travellers; Being a Selection from the Most Elegant, Entertaining, and Instructive Travels (Mordecai Stewart., 1820)Advertisement and Table of Contents to "The Flowers of Celebrated Travellers. . . ." This book was originally published in 1788, and the Bentley Rare Book Museum's copy is the second American edition printed circa 1820. ...