Dr Deborah Sutton

Senior Lecturer in Modern South Asian History

Current Teaching

HIST105: Histories of Violence: How Imperialism Made the Modern World

HIST279: Gandhi and the End of Empire in India, 1885-1948

HIST370: 'These Beastly Obscenities': Monuments, Images and Antiquities in Imperial India

HIST420: How Historians Understand and Explain

‘So called caste’: S. N. Balagangadhara, the Ghent School and the Politics of grievance
Sutton, D.R. 16/07/2018 In: Contemporary South Asia. 14 p.
Journal article

The Submerged and Emergent Lives of Delhi’s Subhash Park
Sutton, D.R., Balachandran, A. 13/06/2018
Web publication/site

‘Inhabited Pasts: Monuments, Authority and People in Delhi, 1912 – 1970s’
Sutton, D.R. 1/12/2017 In: Journal of Asian Studies.
Journal article

Delhi’s Coronation Park Highlights How Urban Governance Ignores Both History and the Public
Sutton, D.R., Balachandran, A. 28/09/2017
Web publication/site

Secularism, history and violence in India
Sutton, D. 2014 In: Confronting secularism in Europe and India . London : Bloomsbury
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Devotion, Antiquity and Colonial Custody of the Hindu Temple in British India
Sutton, D. 01/2013 In: Modern Asian Studies. 47, 1, p. 135-166. 32 p.
Journal article

Imagined sovereignty and the Indian subject: partition and politics beyond the nation, 1948–1960
Sutton, D. 15/12/2011 In: Contemporary South Asia. 19, 4, p. 409-425. 17 p.
Journal article

Redeeming the wood by destroying the forest: sholas, plantations and colonial conservancy in nineteenth-century South India
Sutton, D. 3/02/2011 In: The British Empire and the Natural World. New Delhi : Oxford University Press ISBN: 978-0198069706.

Other Landscapes: Colonialism and the Predicament of Authority in Nineteenth-Century South India
Sutton, D. 2009 Copenhagen : Nordic Institute for Asian Studies. 239 p. ISBN: 9788776940270.

Difference in History.
Sutton, D. 09/2007 In: Journal of Historical Sociology. 20, 3, p. 203-208. 6 p.
Journal article

Divided and uncertain loyalties: partition, Indian sovereignty and contested citizenship in East Africa, 1948-1955
Sutton, D.R. 1/07/2007 In: Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. 9, 2, p. 276-288. 13 p.
Journal article

The Political Consecration of Community in Mauritius, 1948-1968.
Sutton, D.R. 1/06/2007 In: Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 35, 2, p. 239-262. 24 p.
Journal article

The Aboriginal Toda : on indigeneity, ethnology and privileged access to land in the Nilgiri Hills, South India
Sutton, D., Cederlof, G. 2006 In: Indigeneity in India. London : Kegan Paul

"In this the land of the Todas": Imaginary Landscapes and Colonial Policy in Nineteenth-Century Southern India.
Sutton, D. 2003 In: Deterritorialisations, Revisioning Landscape and Politics. London : Black Dog Press 80 p. ISBN: 1 901033 93 7.

Horrid sights and customary rights: the Toda funeral on the colonial Nilgiris.
Sutton, D. 03/2002 In: Indian Economic and Social History Review. 39, 1, p. 45-70. 26 p.
Journal article