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JUDITH M. BROWN

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter primarily focuses on the political dimensions of India's experience, though these, of course, reflected the changing realities of social and economic power. After a brief ‘scene-setting’ ... More


Business, Race, and Politics in British India, c. 1850–1960

Maria Misra

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207115
eISBN:
9780191677502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207115.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a study of the political and economic activities of an important group of British businessmen in India between 1850 and 1960. Though denounced by Indian ... More


Who Are the Jews of India?

Nathan Katz

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Of all the Diaspora communities, the Jews of India are among the least known and most interesting. This study, full of vivid details of everyday life, looks in depth at the religious life of the ... More


‘The Marriage Of Convenience’

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the ever-widening gap between the Hindus and Muslims and the Hindus and the British. It studies Khan’s policy of protecting the Muslim community from nationalist politics as ... More


Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India’s Partition

Devika Chawla

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823256433
eISBN:
9780823268894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256433.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Indian Independence Act of 1947 granted India freedom from British rule, signaling the formal end of the British Raj in the subcontinent. This freedom, though, came at a price: Partition, the ... More


Imperialism as Diaspora: Race, Sexuality, and History in Anglo-India

Ralph Crane and Radhika Mohanram

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318962
eISBN:
9781781380970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Within postcolonial studies, Britain’s long contact with India has been read generally only within the context of imperialism to inform our understanding of race, gender, identity, and power within ... More


Nehru and the British

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Winston Churchill described Jawaharlal Nehru in 1937 as a ‘Communist, revolutionary, most capable and most implacable of the enemies of the British connection with India’. Ironically, what the ... More


The Ottoman Empire and Hindustan

Burak Akçapar

in People's Mission to the Ottoman Empire: M. A. Ansari and the Indian Medical Mission, 1912-13

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198099574
eISBN:
9780199084609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 makes the point that neither ethnic linkages nor geostrategicinterests were sufficient for strong cooperation in the history of the long relationship between the Ottoman and Mughal ... More


Epilogue: A Prophet without Honour?

Edwin Hirschmann

in Robert Knight: Reforming Editor in Victorian India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696226
eISBN:
9780199080557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696226.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter describes Anglo-Indian newspapers' reactions to Knight's death, the fate of his family, and that of the Statesman. In concludes that, as Robert Knight had foreseen, it was the ... More


The Making and Breaking of States: The End of Empire in India Revisited: Raleigh Lecture on History read 27 November 2012 by

Judith M. Brown

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Recent events in the Arab world have sharpened and widened public interest in the way states can be broken and made. Since the end of the Second World War the world has seen three great waves of ... More


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