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The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Muzaffar Alam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The period following the death of Aurangzeb has been viewed as the beginning of the decline and decay of the Mughal empire. Examining two contrasting regions of north India — Awadh and Punjab — this ... More


Introduction

Andreas Niederberger and Philipp Schink

in Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores and compares various strands of republican theory, with emphasis on the relationships and tensions between law, liberty, democracy and political order. It considers the views of ... More


Kant, Madison and the Problem of Transnational Order: Popular Sovereignty in Multilevel Systems

James Bohman

in Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although eighteenth-century Federalists, including James Madison, have been associated with the very contemporary idea of a transnational political order, the argument that the modern state with its ... More


Breakdown of Imperial Organization

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines developments in and around the centre in the post-Aurangzeb period to set the scene for discussing the problems of imperial power, political formations in the regions and the ... More


Pedagogy of Imperialism: Indirect Rule and HKU

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how the general educational crisis, which emerged in many colonized societies, shaped the way in which British imperial authorities employed English-language education in Hong ... More


Conclusion

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter compares the account of the variance in conflict and political order to that provided in the literature on Northeast India and specifically in the conflict literature. The author ... More


Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

John Anderson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratisation that have swept various parts of the world in recent decades, offering an historical overview of ... More


Introduction

David L. Howell

in Geographies of Identity in Nineteenth-Century Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240858
eISBN:
9780520930872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240858.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the ways social groups were constituted and reconstituted over the course of the nineteenth century. It follows institutions across the divide of the Meiji Restoration of 1868 and ... More


From Hegemony to Empire: The Diffusion and Concentration of Power

Baldev Raj Nayar

in The Geopolitics of Globalization: The Consequences for Development

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693034
eISBN:
9780199081783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693034.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter analyses how the end of World War II saw a radically new distribution of power resulting in the emergence of a new world economic order as also a new political order. The new order ... More


Introduction

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter first defines the problem with the existing research on the region, which treats the Northeast region as a single unit. It then summarizes the history of conflicts in the region and in ... More


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