By Rudyard Kipling
Nobel Prize-winning writer Rudyard Kipling set his ultimate and most famed novel in India, the place an Irish orphan turns into the disciple of a Tibetan monk whereas studying espionage strategies from the British mystery carrier. an awesome selection for Kipling enthusiasts and fanatics of unique stories of experience.
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Import of Carolina rice by the British from India to Europe can also mean the supremacy of the British as colonisers who could bring in ‘rational’ agriculture to its colony in order to ‘improve’ its material culture. The cultivation of Carolina rice was a symbol of that ‘rational’ agriculture. It was in fact, colonialism that connected this rice to colonial India as a way of inaugurating a ‘modern’ mode of agriculture. The success of colonialism lay in the power of the colonial capital that could interweave the material culture of Africa with America and then with India.
55Potato, a sturdy vegetable, was accepted by the Irish in the seventeenth century as a safeguard against famine. ’56 This 50 Letter From Surgeon G. , Superintendent, Royal Botanical Gardens, to R. , Asst. Secretary to Government of Bengal, 4th March 1875, Howrah, File no. 17-1-2, Proceeding No. 146, Proceedings of Branch II–Agriculture, Head No. 2–Produce and Cultivation, Financial Department, Calcutta, March, 1875, 38–39. 51 Ibid. 52 Letter from G. , Under-Secretary of State for India, to Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
2,09,54,427. But then again the price of rice dropped to Rs. 1,92, 11,136, despite an increase in export. This elaborate discussion on the colonial experimentations with rice and fluctuations in the international rice market is necessary in order to fully grasp the changes in the gastronomic culture of the middle-class in colonial Bengal. In middle-class imagination, the significance of rice as a commodity was enormous. Rice was not merely a staple in Bengal, it was also a potent cultural symbol of ‘Bengaliness’ and thus many debates and discourses of the literati in Bengal revolved around rice.
Kim by Rudyard Kipling