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Sex and SensibilityRichard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822$
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Peter Robb

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198075110

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075110.001.0001

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Calcutta Lives

Calcutta Lives

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(p.210) 9 Calcutta Lives
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Sex and Sensibility
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Peter Robb

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075110.003.0009

This chapter explains the historical relevance of Richard Blechynden’s diaries. It argues that Blechynden’s diaries provide insights into colonial impact, cross-cultural influences, social spheres and categories, social mores, and identity. In addition, the stories of Blechynden and his bibis may call into question some current ideas about cultural formations and historical change.

Keywords:   diaries, cross-cultural influence, social mores

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