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Artisanal Jatis, Jati Panchayats, and the State

Nandita Prasad Sahai

in Politics of Patronage and Protest: The State, Society, and Artisans in Early Modern Rajasthan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678963
eISBN:
9780199081660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678963.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the endogenous world of the artisans, beginning with a general discussion on asymmetrically gendered relationships in craft societies despite the craftswoman’s critical roles in ... More


Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Jesse S. Palsetia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This volume details the life and public career of one of Bombay’s and India’s legendary individuals, who became a merchant-prince and an influential citizen in colonial Bombay. Born of humble ... More


Conduct and Collaboration in Human–Elephant Working Communities of Northeast India

Nicolas Lainé

in Conflict, Negotiation, and Coexistence: Rethinking Human–Elephant Relations in South Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467228
eISBN:
9780199087570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467228.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History, Environmental History

This chapter ethnographically explores the relations between humans and elephants in logging operations in terms of interspecies labour, presenting elephants as collaborating participants rather than ... More


The Civic Partner: Collaborative Colonialism Emerges

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/9780199459216.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter provides insight into the sociopolitical rise of Jejeebhoy and the Indian urban elite in Bombay, and depicts how Jejeebhoy emerged an astute observer of the new colonial culture and ... More


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