Dr. Sujit Sivasundaram
Some recent publications
Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire. William Collins
Oceanic Histories. Cambridge University Press.
Islanded: Britain, Sri Lanka and the Bounds of an Indian Ocean Colony. University of Chicago Press.
Texts to download
“Imperial Transgressions: The Animal and Human in the Idea of Race”. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 35, No. 1.
“The Kingdom of Kandy in Sri Lanka: Challenging Narratives of British Colonialism”. Blogs – London School of Economics.
“Ethnicity, Indigeneity, and Migration in the Advent of British Rule to Sri Lanka”. The American Historical Review, Vol. 115, No. 2, pp. 428-452.
“A Global History of Science and Religion”, in G. Cantor, T. Dixon & S. Pumpfrey, eds. Science and Religion: New Historical Perspectives. Cambridge University Press, pp. 177-197.
“‘A Christian Benares’ Orientalism, science and the Serampore Mission of Bengal”. The Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 111-145.
“Tales of the land: British geography and Kandyan resistance in Sri Lanka, c. 1803-1850”. Modern Asian Studies, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 925-965.
“Trading knowledge: the East India Company’s elephants in India and Britain”. The Historical Journal, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 27-63.
“Redeeming Memory: the martyrdoms of Captain James Cook and Reverend John Williams”, in G. Williams, ed. Captain Cook: Explorations and Reassessments. Boydell & Brewer, Boydell Press, pp. 201-229.