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Man versus Machine

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/9780195633634.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

Several critics who acknowledge Mahatma Gandhi as the leader of a revolutionary movement against British imperialism argue that his social outlook was reactionary. They claim that his pamphlet Hind ... More


The Machine of Empire: Technology and Decolonization

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/9780816665600.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter talks about spiritual nationalists Swami Vivekananda, Aurobindo Ghose, Mohandas Gandhi, and Rabindranath Tagore, who constructed a Hindu identity that are in conflict with the Indian ... More


The Parsi Leader

Jesse S. Palsetia

in Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Jejeebhoy’s role and reputation among the Parsis of Bombay and India. The corollary of Jejeebhoy’s public role was that he was also a leader of the Parsis and a representative ... More


Manoeuvring Baroda and the Nation in British India: Sayajirao Refashions Baroda

Priya Maholay-Jaradi

in Fashioning a National Art: Baroda's Royal Collection and Art Institutions (1875-1924)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466849
eISBN:
9780199087501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466849.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Set against princely India’s reorientation towards English–Indian hybrid lifestyles as well its English–Indian political indoctrination, this chapter traces Sayajirao’s favourable response to both ... More


Conclusion: Locating Cosmopolitanism, Modernity, and Nationalism

Priya Maholay-Jaradi

in Fashioning a National Art: Baroda's Royal Collection and Art Institutions (1875-1924)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466849
eISBN:
9780199087501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466849.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This critical summary conclusively expands the careers of modernity, nationalism, and cosmopolitanism outside of Western geographies and their conventional disciplinary leanings. Maharaja Sayajirao’s ... More


Urban Space, Technology, and Community

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The first chapter lays the foundation of the book by investigating the nature of the relationship between space and material culture in colonial Calcutta. It outlines the changes in spatial layout ... More


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