Thomas R. Metcalf

Professor Emeritus
Education: 

B.A., Amherst College, 1955
B.A. and M.A., Cambridge University
Ph.D., Harvard University

Research Interests: 

A project to assess India's position as an imperial 'center' from which ideas, personnel, and institutions flowed out to the entire Indian Ocean region in the later 19th century.

Profile: 

Teaching Appointments

University of Wisconsin, instructor 1959-60
University of Pennsylvania, visiting professor, 1977
University of California, Santa Barbara, assistant professor 1961-62
University of California, Davis, visiting professor, 1996
University of California, Berkeley 1962 to the present

Courses

History 153: The British Empire and Commonwealth (Spring 2003)

History 280C: Britain and Empire (Spring 2002)

History 280U: Constructing Colonial Societies

Representative Publications: 

The Aftermath of Revolt: India, 1857-1870 (Princeton Univeristy Press, 1964).

Land, Landlords and the British Raj (University of California Press, 1979).

An Imperial Vision: Indian Architecture and Britain's Raj (University of California Press, 1989).

Modern India Anthology (New York, 1970; revised 1990).

Ideologies of the Raj (Cambridge University Press, 1995).

Imperial Connections (University of California Press, 2007).