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Book: Charming Beauties and Frightful Beasts

Chapter: Her Majesty’s Servants: The Tame and the Wild under the British Raj

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21342


In this chapter, the author will discuss how human and non-human indigenous animals, or even the hybrid system they form, are discussed within the colonial system as a vast, uncharted and uncanny new territory to conquer with sword and pen alike.

Chapter Contributors

  • Davide Torri ( - torri) 'Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies'