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Translating the Public in Colonial Punjab *

William J. Glover

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0051
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents a small number of legal cases from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in which the English term and concept ‘public’ was applied to a building or spatial practice in a ... More


Women and the Hindi Public Sphere

Francesca Orsini

in The Hindi Public Sphere 1920–1940: Language and Literature in the Age of Nationalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062202
eISBN:
9780199081431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062202.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

In India, women's voices began to appear in the Hindi press and in Hindi literature only in the 1920s. Before that, women's access to the public sphere was full of tensions, and women active in the ... More


The Permanent Way: Colonial Discourse of the Railway

Marian Aguiar

in Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter considers how colonial writers and artists presented India’s distinctiveness through depictions of the public railway space. It focuses on two well-known colonial writers of the 19th and ... More


The Dalit Mountain Man and New Commons

Mukul Sharma

in Caste and Nature: Dalits and Indian Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199477562
eISBN:
9780199090969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199477562.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter draws its inspiration from some of the radical African American environmental writings on common and public spaces to highlight the connections between caste, commons, and environment. ... More


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