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Gardish-e-dauran: Vicissitudes of Fortune

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Little is known about the impact of the Partition on culture and social structure in Awadh. Nevertheless, the histories of a locality can be better understood by studying lives. Indeed, the Kidwais’ ... More


Survival and transformation, 1450–1600

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states after 1500 were not a spent force; rather, they survived by transformation and adjustment, even if their increasingly aristocratic governments have been denounced as oligarchies which ... More


The Clash of Cultures: French Catholicism and British Protestantism in Eighteenth-Century Canada (1720–1800)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the quite different history of the churches in Canada. During the 18th century, the struggle between Catholic France and Protestant Britain for political control of Canada was ... More


Indian Dyarchy, 1916–1919

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Curtis went to India at the invitation of Sir James Meston, Governor of the United Provinces, advising unofficially on the constitutional changes that were to set India on the path to Dominion ... More


The Experience of Rev. Thomas H. Jones, Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years: Written by a Friend, as Related to Him by Brother Jones

Thomas H. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869536
eISBN:
9781469602851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869543_jones
Subject:
History, African-American History

Originally published in order to raise money to purchase his son's freedom, Thomas Jones's autobiography first appeared in the 1850s. This version, published in 1885, includes not only Jones's ... More


From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on the family history of the Kidwais who lived in the little village of Masauli and its neighbouring areas in Bara Banki district in the United Provinces, this book provides a colourful ... More


The Grand Tour

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tourists and the Grand Tour were an inescapable part of every diplomat's life, particularly for those posted to France, Italy and the United Provinces. The tour, a rite of passage for the scions of ... More


Introduction

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book explores the history of the Kidwais, a small but well-known family in Awadh who lived in a little village called Masauli and its neighbouring areas in Bara Banki district in the United ... More


Negotiating Identities: The Local and the National

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The men of Masauli and Baragaon used to be great storytellers, but people rarely talk about them nowadays. The family archives were destroyed when police conducted raids at the height of ... More


Political Activism in Lucknow and its Neighbourhood

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1877, Awadh was annexed to the neighbouring North-Western Provinces, which heightened the anxieties of Lakhnavis. This despite the fact that the ensuing changes had little effect on their city’s ... More


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