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Refugees and the Indian State

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the Indian state’s relief and rehabilitation policies in West Bengal to argue that, in addition to being a patchwork of contingent and ad hoc solutions, such policies and the ... More


Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Mushirul Hasan (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book brings together three fascinating accounts of India's interaction with the West. The authors — Mirza Itesamuddin, Mirza Abu Taleb Khan, and Lutfullah Khan — present a unique perspective of ... More


The Partition Massacres

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Muslim League argued that peace in India could only be achieved by creating a separate Muslim state. This demand was answered by Britain in the form of the Mountbatten Plan of June 1947, which ... More


Introduction Images of Turkey

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter begins with discussions of the long-held European hostility towards Turkey, and how Hindus and Muslims alike saw the Turks as the agency best suited for the piloting of ... More


The Idea of the East and West Debate with Iqbal

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes Halide’s lectures at Jamia where she talked of the failure of the intelligentsia to study the East and the West in any objective or comparative way. Halide contested the old ... More


Breaking Free

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

in Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Abul Kalam Azad resigned as editor of Al Nadwa and transferred to Vakil in Amritsar, where he stayed from April to November 1906. In Vakil, he translated the Arabic treatise Al Miratul Muslima (Image ... More


The North-West Frontier

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Barton is chosen as one of the team of outstanding young men chosen to enter the Political Service and administer the newly formed North-West Frontier Province (NWFP). After a spell in Peshawar being ... More


The Great War

Elizabeth Hamilton

in The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

George Roos Keppel, an eccentric bachelor, enters the story. He selects Barton as his Private Secretary and later appoints him as Judicial Commissioner. The frontier area on the whole remains quiet ... More


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