By Chandrika Kaul
Presenting a communicational viewpoint at the British empire in India in the course of the twentieth century, the booklet seeks to check how, and clarify why, British proconsuls, civil servants or even the monarch George V, in addition to Indian nationalists, interacted with the media, essentially British and American, and with what consequences.
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What we want is quiet, and any tinkering Coronation, Colonialism and Cultures of Control 31 with what was done six or seven years ago would raise a terrible storm. ’56 Yet, as the year progressed and Hardinge was able to gauge the mood of the agitation outside his ofﬁce windows and through meetings with moderate nationalists like Surendranath Banerjea and Gopal Krishna Gokhale, as well as in consultation with his Council, he became convinced that the key to re-establishing political harmony lay in a reversal of Curzon’s Partition and the territorial readjustment of administrative boundaries with the creation of new provinces.
The British press not only provided the ideal platform and a conduit for a reafﬁrmation of the country’s worldwide imperial status but also proved to be a signiﬁcant participant in the process. The idea of simultaneity – the temporal and geographical compression of experience – now made possible by the rapid advances in communication meant that the daily press could indeed successfully present a depiction of the passage of imperial pageantry and spectacle. As has been argued for the era of television broadcasts, so can it be contended for press coverage of the empire: the ‘reproduction’ of the event and the image thus created could often be as important as the original, especially when the original was largely inaccessible to remote audiences.
Despite being a traditionalist, his mission to India displayed a willingness to adapt and change, which was to remain a feature of his reign, culminating symbolically two decades later when he became the ﬁrst monarch to broadcast to his people, delivering the BBC Christmas message in 1932.
Communications, Media and the Imperial Experience: Britain and India in the Twentieth Century by Chandrika Kaul