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The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Satoshi Mizutani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The edifice of whiteness in British India remained complex and even contradictory during the period from 1858 to 1930. Under the Raj, the spread of racial ideologies was thoroughly pervasive, but ... More


Conclusion: Race, Class, and the Contours of Whiteness in Late British India

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concludes the book by first summarizing the arguments put forward by the preceding chapters, and then by presenting the author’s general view on the book’s subject. It argues that the ... More


Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Ron Harris

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Before the seventeenth century, trade across Eurasia was mostly conducted in short segments along the Silk Route and Indian Ocean. Business was organized in family firms, merchant networks, and ... More


Environmental and social influences on emerging infectious diseases: past, present, and future

Anthony J. McMichael

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Human global dispersal, cultural evolution, and inter-population contact and conflict have caused major transitions in our relationships with the natural world. The three great historical transitions ... More


The relationship between environment, corticosterone, food caching, spatial memory, and the hippocampus in chickadees

Vladimir V. Pravosudov

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter reviews studies dealing with the relationship between environment, food caching, spatial memory, corticosterone, and the hippocampus in North American chickadees while providing ... More


Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Bernhard Wälchli

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book presents a typological survey and analysis of co-compounds (also known as dvandva, coordinating compounds, and pair words). Co-compounds are compounds whose meaning is the result of ... More


The Areal Distribution of Co-compounds in the Languages of Eurasia

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The investigation of two parallel texts is used to show that co-compounding in continental Eurasia is distributed in a highly predictable way based on area, thus demonstrating the importance of ... More


Conclusions

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the major findings of the study, including the following: co-compounds are word-like lexical classes used in word domains which express natural coordination. In Eurasian ... More


The Origins and Emergence of the ‘Domiciled Community’

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The first half of this chapter analyses the British attitude towards those Europeans who became labelled as ‘poor whites’. Its second half shows how a number of ‘poor whites’, despite vigilance on ... More


Avatars of Identity: The British Community in India

David Washbrook

in Settlers and Expatriates: Britons over the Seas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297672
eISBN:
9780191594335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297672.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

India was never a colony of ‘settlement’ for the British and whatever communities they formed there were always marked by transience. Nonetheless, over two hundred and fifty years, they interacted ... More


Space: An Eastward Shift

Garth Fowden

in Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158532
eISBN:
9781400848164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158532.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter contextualizes Islam's early history by proposing an eastward shift of emphasis. It revises the geographical framework; the Mediterranean world of the Greeks and Romans is replaced by ... More


Introduction

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter addresses a wide set of research questions on the organization of trade as a whole and then zooms in on research questions that focus on the development of the joint-stock business ... More


Environment and Trade

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter presents the literature on Eurasian trade, the geography of trade environment, and the organizational challenges faced by long-distance trade. The expansion of trade from local to ... More


The Origins of the Business Corporation

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains why and how the corporation was transformed into a business corporation. It follows the early history of the corporation and examines how the corporation acquired attributes on ... More


Conclusion: Institutional Migration and the Corporation

Ron Harris

in Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691150772
eISBN:
9780691185804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150772.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter talks about the interplay between family, religion, and ruler—three key components of every premodern society, which was the major factor in shaping the pattern of migration of the ... More


The Kyrgyz Republic

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter looks at the national economy and transition strategies of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Kyrgyz Republic was the most explicit of the Central Asian countries in attempting a rapid transition ... More


Regional Problems and Opportunities

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyzes alternative strategies—multilateral and regional—pursued by the Central Asian countries to integrate into a wider economic circle, emphasizing the shift from being part of the ... More


Negotiating Investiture

Jonathan Karam Skaff

in Sui-Tang China and Its Turko-Mongol Neighbors: Culture, Power, and Connections, 580-800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199734139
eISBN:
9780199950195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734139.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter studies investiture, which is considered as an aspect of medieval Eurasian diplomacy that is less understood. It begins with discussions of Turko-Mongol investiture, which is a customary ... More


The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume Two: The History of Empires

Peter Fibiger Bang, C. A. Bayly, and Walter Scheidel (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197532768
eISBN:
9780197532799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532768.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The Oxford World History of Empire, Vol. 2: The History of Empires tracks the protean history of political domination from the very beginnings of state formation in the Bronze Age up to the present. ... More


Moscow’s Quest for a Privileged Role

Alexander Cooley

in Great Games, Local Rules: The New Great Power Contest in Central Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199929825
eISBN:
9780199950485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929825.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 4 examines the strategic evolution and dilemmas of Russia, the region's former imperial power and continued privileged partner. The chapter analyzes Moscow's broad range of levers of ... More


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