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Empire of Sport: The Early British Impact on Recreation

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The arrival of the British and the introduction of English sport in India.


Zoroastrian Perspectives on Contacts with the British

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/9780198261933.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter deals with the Zoroastrians' communal perspectives on their history and on Anglo'Zoroastrian contacts. It considers the presuppositions the various Zoroastrian groups had concerning ... 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


The Parsis in Hong Kong and the China Seas

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/9780198267591.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the conditions of Parsis in Hong Kong and the China Seas. It suggests that the Paris settling in the China Seas were acutely conscious of the huge cultural differences between ... More


The Parsis of Karachi

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/9780198267591.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the situation of the Parsis in Karachi, Pakistan. The situation of the Parsis is different here compared to in India and Pakistan in general because they live in an Islamic ... More


Zoroastrians in East Africa

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/9780198267591.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the situation and history of Parsis in East Africa, particularly in Zanzibar and Kenya. It suggests that Parsis came to East Africa, first to Zanzibar and then across to the ... More


Role of Parsis in Modern India

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Parsis or the Zoroastrians compose a minority community that has enriched India economically, culturally, industrially, and educationally. In the course of this interview, T.R. Andhyarujina looks ... More


Pre-Islamic Iran and Archaistic Frenzy

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

in The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 3 analyses dislocative nationalism's infatuation with Iran's pre-Islamic past (or 'archaistic frenzy'). The nationalist claim that such frenzy is a timeless feature of Iranian identity is ... More


Right to Family Environment: Adoption and Other Non-Institutional Services

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes child rights vis-à-vis family environment, focusing on adoption. There is no legislation for the adoption of children by Parsis in India. Today, some Muslims do adopt children ... More


Good Thoughts, Good Words, and Good (Trust) Deeds: Parsis, Risk, and Real Estate in Mumbai

Leilah Vevaina

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the impact of the introduction and use of specific legal and municipal instruments on communal and urban spatial transformations by focusing on the communal real estate of the ... More


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