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Climate of ConquestWar, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India

Climate of Conquest: War, Environment, and Empire in Mughal North India

Pratyay Nath

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495559
eISBN:
9780199098248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Military History

What can war tell us about empire? Climate of Conquest is built around this question. Pratyay Nath eschews the conventional way of writing about warfare primarily in terms of battles and ... More

India and Civilizational FuturesBackwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics II

India and Civilizational Futures: Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics II

Vinay Lal (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199499069
eISBN:
9780190990428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499069.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Indian History

India and Civilizational Futures is the second volume to emerge from the deliberations of the Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics, a group comprised largely of Indian scholars, writers, ... More

Mountstuart Elphinstone in South AsiaPioneer of British Colonial Rule

Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Shah Mahmoud Hanifi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Mountstuart Elphinstone (1779-1859), Lowland Scottish traveller, East India Company civil servant and educator, was one of the principal intellectual architects of British colonial rule in South ... More

Swimming UpstreamLaxmanshastri Joshi and the Evolution of Modern India

Swimming Upstream: Laxmanshastri Joshi and the Evolution of Modern India

Arundhati C. Khandkar and Ashok C. Khandkar

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495153
eISBN:
9780199098279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495153.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Around the turn of the twentieth century, as Gandhi was getting the satyāgraha movement off the ground, a number of thinkers had begun advocating for social and religious reforms. Among them was ... More

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