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The Struggle of My LifeAutobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

The Struggle of My Life: Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

Ramchandra Pradhan (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199480364
eISBN:
9780199096565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480364.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The present work, The Struggle of My Life: An Autobiography of Swami Sahajanand Saraswati, is an English translation of Sahajanand’s autobiography, written in Hindi, Mera Jeevan Sangarsh. It carries ... More

Gandhi Against Caste

Gandhi Against Caste

Nishikant Kolge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In 1909, while still in South Africa, Gandhi publicly decried the caste system for its inequalities. Shortly after his return to India though, he spoke of the generally beneficial aspects of caste. ... More

Delhi in Transition, 1821 and BeyondMirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil

Delhi in Transition, 1821 and Beyond: Mirza Sangin Beg's Sair-ul Manazil

Shama Mitra Chenoy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477739
eISBN:
9780199090907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Commissioned by the English East India Company to write about contemporary nineteenth-century Delhi, Mirza Sangin Beg walked around the city to capture its highly fascinating urban and suburban ... More

Caste and NatureDalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Mukul Sharma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Rarely do Indian environmental discourses examine nature through the lens of caste. Whereas nature is considered as universal and inherent, caste is understood as a constructed historical and social ... More

Iterations of LawLegal Histories from India

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India

Aparna Balachandran, Rashmi Pant, and Bhavani Raman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199477791
eISBN:
9780199091096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477791.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Iterations of Law: Legal Histories from India advances new perspectives on legal history from South Asia. While earlier historians looked at the results rather than the performance of law, the ... More

In the Land of Buried TonguesTestimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

In the Land of Buried Tongues: Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Chaity Das

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474721
eISBN:
9780199090815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474721.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This work treats the events of 1971 in East Pakistan as a liberation war in order to contend with its memories, inheritances, and silences. Delving primarily into literature from Bangladesh, it also ... More

A Memoir of Pre-Partition PunjabRuchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Neera Burra (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab is the autobiography of Ruchi Ram Sahni (1863–1948), a social reformer, science educator, and, in later life, an active participant in political affairs. It provides ... More

Bombay's People, 1860-98Insolvents in the City

Bombay's People, 1860-98: Insolvents in the City

Asiya Siddiqi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199472208
eISBN:
9780199091072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472208.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Caught in the web of global economic fluctuations, Bombay experienced a cataclysmic financial crisis in the 1860s. Before the crash the city’s economy was heavily dependent on the trade in cotton. By ... 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

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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