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Different NationalismsBengal, 1905-1947

Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Semanti Ghosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The period between the partition of Bengal in 1905 and the Partition of India in 1947 was witness to a unique experience of ‘imagining’ nations in Bengal. With neither the Bengali Muslims nor the ... More

The Eighteenth Century in Sikh HistoryPolitical Resurgence, Religious and Social Life, and Cultural Articulation

The Eighteenth Century in Sikh History: Political Resurgence, Religious and Social Life, and Cultural Articulation

Karamjit K. Malhotra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199463541
eISBN:
9780199087600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463541.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The eighteenth century marks that transformative era in Sikh history when rebels became rulers. Riding on the wave of a political revolution, peasants and artisans in the Khalsa order refashioned ... More

The FeringheesSir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More

The FeringheesSir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More

Memoirs of RoadsCalcutta from Colonial Urbanization to Global Modernization

Memoirs of Roads: Calcutta from Colonial Urbanization to Global Modernization

Sumanta Banerjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199468102
eISBN:
9780199087471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468102.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This book is an attempt to understand a city through its roads. It explores the origins and development of three important roads of Calcutta (now renamed as Kolkata) from the pre-British colonial era ... More

Reform and Renewal in South Asian IslamThe Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Reform and Renewal in South Asian Islam: The Chishti-Sabris in 18th—19th Century North India

Moin Ahmad Nizami

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469345
eISBN:
9780199087488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469345.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Of the many Sufi orders that have operated in South Asia, the Chishtī order is the oldest and the most popular. This book examines the traditions, rituals, experiences, and legacy of the Sābrī branch ... More

The Roots of the PeripheryA History of the Gonds of Deccan India

The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Bhangya Bhukya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Exploring the history of the Gonds of Deccan India, the book traces the genealogy of the periphery in the Indian subcontinent. The idea of ‘periphery’ in India is shaped by narratives of wildness, ... More

When Stone Walls CryThe Nehrus in Prison

When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Millions in India have long been obsessed with the vicissitudes of the Nehru–Gandhi family’s fate. Inextricably linked to the ups and downs of their lives was the future of the nation itself. It was ... More

Wiring the NationTelecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Michael Mann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

So far, the history of telegraphy has been written from a technological perspective and, as a result, as a history of Western progress and modernity. In contrast, this book focuses on the social, ... More

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