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The Juggernaut of Global Capitalism

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the cultural dynamics of the offshore workplace from the perspective of Tyler Pfeifer, an American executive in Bombay. Pfeifer had come to India armed with a firm belief in the ... More


The Making and Unmaking of Hegemony: Indian Capitalism from Swadeshi to Swraj

Latha Varadarajan

in The Domestic Abroad: Diasporas in International Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199733910
eISBN:
9780199866205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 goes beyond the first approximation at resolving the puzzle of why the Indian state turned away from the Indian diaspora immediately after independence, by providing a more focused analysis ... More


The Shah Court (1970–1)

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the Shah Court of 1970–71. J.C. Shah, the sixth and last of the CJI S.R. Das appointees to serve as CJI had a stewardship of only thirty-five days, the shortest to date, from ... More


States of Birth

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the states of birth of the judges. The ninety-three judges were born in sixteen of the twenty-five states which existed in the 1980s. Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra are ... More


Arrival on the High Court

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the judges’ arrival to the high court. Appointment to the high court came at an average age of 46.4. There was some variation among the high courts concerning the age for ... More


The Making of Empire, II: India, Madras, Bombay and Bengal 1765–1778

P. J. MARSHALL

in The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226665
eISBN:
9780191706813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226665.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Early British rule in India was built on Indian foundations. In Bengal the British were able to build on the foundations of a well-established state and a flourishing economy. Above all, the new East ... More


Conclusion

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory study of three Indian-Jewish communities—Cochin Jews, Bene Israel, and Baghdadi Jews—helps in the understanding of both Judaic and Indic civilizations, and the nature of communal ... More


Dissolving A Commission of Inquiry 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0092
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

On 23 January 1996, the chief minister of Maharashtra, Mr Murli Manohar Joshi dissolved the Srikrishna Commission, which was inquiring into the riots that rocked Bombay in December 1992 and January ... More


The Lahore Film Industry: A Historical Sketch

ISHTIAQ AHMED

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a sweeping historical overview of the flows between Lahore and Bombay before and after 1947. It shows how two major factors — Partition and the rise of Islam in Pakistan — led ... More


Parsis in Post-Independence Bombay

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the situation for Parsis in post-independence Bombay in India. It suggests that prior to independence, Parsis were divided over the political future: many expressed concern ... More


Early Zoroastrian Arrivals in Britain

John R. Hinnells

in Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261933
eISBN:
9780191682247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter suggests that there are probably no other religious or ethnic minority groups which have migrated from Asia to Britain and which have had such a close network of both business and ... More


Bollywood and Postmodernism: Popular Indian Cinema in the 21st Century

Neelam Sidhar Wright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696345
eISBN:
9781474412155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696345.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘New Bollywood’ has arrived, but its postmodern impulse often leaves film scholars reluctant to theorise its aesthetics. How do we define the style of a contemporary Bollywood film? Are Bollywood ... More


The Activities of the Yokohama Specie Bank in the Foreign Trade Financing Operations for Raw Cotton before the First World War

Takeshi Nishimura

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The way that the Yokohama Specie Bank challenged the established British banks in Asia before the First World War is examined in this chapter. The focus is on the finance of the cotton and silk ... More


From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry

Aswin Punathambekar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771891
eISBN:
9780814771907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771891.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multimedia cultural enterprise, which has come to be known as Bollywood. Combining ethnographic, ... More


Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Nitin Govil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

With American cinema facing intense technological and financial challenges both at home and abroad, and with Indian media looking to globalize, there have been numerous high-profile institutional ... More


“Planning & Peopling Your Colony”: Building a Company-State

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details the origins of the East India Company’s network of fortified settlements in Asia and South Atlantic, beginning in the mid-seventeenth century, ultimately establishing outposts at ... More


“A Politie of Civill and Military Power”: Diplomacy, War, and Expansion

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter shows how the political system detailed in the previous chapters responded to unprecedented challenges to its authority and integrity, beginning in the early 1680s. A rebellion led by ... More


“Great Warrs Leave Behind them Long Tales”: Crisis and Response in Asia after 1688

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter traces the development of East India Company’s colonial system in the 1690s. It argues that, despite serious setbacks, including the invasion and occupation of Bombay by Mughal-allied ... More


“The Day of Small Things”: Civic Governance in the New Century

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Picking up where chapter six left off, this chapter continues to follow the slow expansion of the Company-State in Asia. Though the Company was established on a new constitutional footing in Britain ... More


Law and the Public Gaze: The Hindu Code Bill in the Public Sphere

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

An analysis of the debate on gender rights that encompassed the Hindu Code Bill in the 1940s and 1950s in the public sphere is presented in the fourth chapter. The conflict of a liberal feminist ... More


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