From a plundered economy to a police force ready to crush protests, Britain today looks like its colonies once did.
Priyamvada Gopal teaches in the Faculty of English at Cambridge University. She is the author of Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the... Transition to Independence (2005), The Indian Novel in English (2009) and Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent (2019).
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