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Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Semanti Ghosh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The period between the partition of Bengal in 1905 and the Partition of India in 1947 was witness to a unique experience of ‘imagining’ nations in Bengal. With neither the Bengali Muslims nor the ... More


Unapproved Routes: Histories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Peter Leary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778578
eISBN:
9780191823886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778578.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The delineation of the Irish border radically reshaped political and social realities across the entire island. For those who lived in close quarters with the border partition was also an intimate ... More


Introduction

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter lays out the scope of the book, asserting that the period between the partition of Bengal in 1907 and the Partition of India in 1947 was witness to a unique experience of imagining ... More


Introduction

Chaity Das

in In the Land of Buried Tongues: Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474721
eISBN:
9780199090815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474721.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

Even with the birth of Pakistan after the Partition of 1947 cultural cohesion remained in an infantile stage. National self-defence became the obsession of the ruling establishment and there was a ... More


In Freedom’s Wake: Unquiet Histories, Persistent Memories

Chaity Das

in In the Land of Buried Tongues: Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474721
eISBN:
9780199090815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474721.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter outlines the discourses emerging from 1971 and deals in a detailed manner with nationalist history and myth making relating to the foundational year in 1971. It examines the importance ... More


Sport on a Partitioned Island: 1920 to the New Millennium

Paul Rouse

in Sport and Ireland: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745907
eISBN:
9780191808685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745907.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

By the new millennium sport was a ubiquitous presence in Ireland. It was a significant economic enterprise in its own right and its political importance was obvious in the manner in which it was ... More


Unity and Difference in a Divided Homeland: 1905–11

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter explores the ideological and political ideas of the Bengali Muslims around the themes of partition and swadeshi, and their multiple compromises between regional and religious identities. ... More


Promises and Politics of a New Nation: 1912–25

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter examines how the questions surrounding social and cultural identity inevitably led to the debates on its political representation. Deriving political rewards on the basis of ... More


Pakistan, Partition, and the Province: 1946–7

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter argues that the final years of colonialism in Bengal were not a ‘climax’ in the unfolding story of a head-on collision between ‘nationalism’ and ‘communalism’. First, the Bengali ... More


Introduction: ‘on the opposite side of the street’

Peter Leary

in Unapproved Routes: Histories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778578
eISBN:
9780191823886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778578.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Multiple histories converge on the Irish border. Born of the wave of border creations that followed the First World War, it is the product of nineteenth- and twentieth-century conflicts, rooted, at ... More


The time of partition and the power of space in the evidence presented to the Irish Boundary Commission, 1925

Peter Leary

in Unapproved Routes: Histories of the Irish Border, 1922–1972

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198778578
eISBN:
9780191823886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778578.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The 1925 Irish Boundary Commission was a doomed attempt to iron out some of the border’s political, economic, and geographic anomalies. This was a time of transition, when the prospect of further ... More


Afterlives: Population Transfer in an Era of Human Rights

Matthew Frank

in Making Minorities History: Population Transfer in Twentieth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199639441
eISBN:
9780191779060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639441.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines how by the 1950s the concept of population transfer had disappeared from the international policy agenda at the same time as the ‘minorities problem’ receded as an international ... More


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