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Empire in the HillsSimla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Queeny Pradhan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Empire in the Hills explores the multiple perspectives underlying the aesthetics and spatial politics of development and policy making in different mountain sites of Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, ... More

Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial IndiaWomen's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Sujata Mukherjee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This book analyses the interface between medicine and colonial society through the lens of gender. Based on hitherto unused primary sources the work traces how since almost the beginning of the ... More

A Political History of LiteratureVidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

A Political History of Literature: Vidyapati and the Fifteenth Century

Pankaj Jha

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489558
eISBN:
9780199095360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Vidyapati was a poet and a scholar who lived in the fifteenth century north Bihar and composed nearly a dozen texts on varied themes in three languages. The book focuses on three of Vidyapati’s ... More

Text and Tradition in Early Modern North India

Text and Tradition in Early Modern North India

Tyler Williams, Anshu Malhotra, and John Stratton Hawley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199478866
eISBN:
9780199092079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478866.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

Early modern India—a period extending from the fifteenth to the late eighteenth century—saw dramatic cultural, religious, and political changes as it went from Sultanate, to Mughal, to early colonial ... More

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