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The Hindi Political 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/9780198062202.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1920, India witnessed the emergence of a new phase in the nationalist movement in which mass politics, counter symbols, popular participants, indigenous languages, and counter authority played an ... More


Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Anna Morcom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Until the 1930s no woman could perform in public and retain respectability in India. Professional female performers were courtesans and dancing girls who lived beyond the confines of marriage, but ... More


Introduction: Indian Performing Arts and Modernity’s Cultures of Exclusion

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter frames the modernity of Indian performing arts modernity in terms of inclusion and exclusion, describing how illicit worlds of Indian dance were created in the shadow of the reform ... More


The Contemporary World of Kothi Performers: Changing Patterns of Livelihood and Socio-Cultural Space1

Anna Morcom

in Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199343539
eISBN:
9780199388189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199343539.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the practical reality for transgender, kothi performers in contemporary India and the social and cultural space they occupy in terms of the contexts in which they perform, their ... More


The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This work explores the early twentieth century trends that constituted the life and mind of Bengal for decades to come. It is one of the arguments in this book that in the 1920s there began a ... More


Enclosing Adivasis: The Making of the Colonial Periphery

Bhangya Bhukya

in The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter discusses how the enclosing of adivasi spaces led to the creation of the periphery in India. Colonial revenue and agriculture policies had brought heavy pressure on land both in the ... More


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