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Transregional Trade and TradersSituating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Edward A. Alpers and Chhaya Goswami (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Blessed with numerous safe harbours, accessible ports, and a rich hinterland, Gujarat has been central to the history of Indian Ocean maritime exchange that involved not only goods, but also people ... 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

The Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Freedom, 1905-19

The Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Freedom, 1905-19

David Hardiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920678
eISBN:
9780190943233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Much of the recent surge in writing about the practice of nonviolent forms of resistance has focused on movements that occurred after the end of the Second World War, many of which have been ... More

Archiving the British RajHistory of the Archival Policy of the Government of India, with Selected Documents, 1858-1947

Archiving the British Raj: History of the Archival Policy of the Government of India, with Selected Documents, 1858-1947

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489923
eISBN:
9780199095599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489923.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The archives are generally sites where historians conduct research into our past. Seldom are they objects of research. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya traces the path that led to the creation of a central ... More

Shooting a TigerBig-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Shooting a Tiger: Big-Game Hunting and Conservation in Colonial India

Vijaya Ramadas Mandala

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489381
eISBN:
9780199096619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489381.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The main contention of Shooting a Tiger is that hunting during the colonial period was not merely a recreational activity, but a practice intimately connected with imperial governance. The book ... More

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

Indians and the AntipodesNetworks, Boundaries, and Circulation

Indians and the Antipodes: Networks, Boundaries, and Circulation

Sekhar Bandyopadhyay and Jane Buckingham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199483624
eISBN:
9780199093946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199483624.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book looks at the history of Indian migrants in Australia and New Zealand over a period of two and a half centuries. It looks at the history of their migration, settlement, and encounter with ... More

An Imperial DisasterThe Bengal Cyclone of 1876

An Imperial Disaster: The Bengal Cyclone of 1876

Benjamin Kingsbury

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190876098
eISBN:
9780190942946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876098.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The storm came on the night of 31 October. It was a full moon, and the tides were at their peak; the great rivers of eastern Bengal were flowing high and fast to the sea. In the early hours the ... 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

KeshabBengal's Forgotten Prophet

Keshab: Bengal's Forgotten Prophet

John Stevens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190901752
eISBN:
9780190943042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Keshab Chandra Sen (1838-84) was one of the most powerful and controversial figures in nineteenth-century Bengal. A religious leader and social reformer, his universalist interpretation of Hinduism ... More

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