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Hadim Suleiman Pasha's World War 1536–1546

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on Hadim Suleiman Pasha. Ibrahim Pasha's death left the empire with a gaping power vacuum. For nearly a decade thereafter, no other Ottoman figure would dominate affairs of state ... More


Afterword

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Since early historic times, Gujarat had been a consistently urbanized and prosperous region. From a tribute-exacting economy, the Gujarat sultanate made a transition to a structured semi-bureaucratic ... More


Introduction

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter argues that the pogrom is an event driven by words and images, as much by the associations and invocations that precede it as by those that accompany it. The enactment of ... More


Vibrant Vegetarian Gujarat

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how despite the historical influences of vegetarian Vaishnava traditions, Jainism, the salience of Mahatma Gandhi in Gujarat, and its current index of the abject, meat eating is ... More


Heterogeneity and the Nation

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how Muslims in Gujarat form no political or cultural unity, with no single voice that can speak in their name. Hence the solution of the pogrom: what cannot be reconverted or ... More


Jains in the World: Religious Values and Ideology in India

John E. Cort

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195132342
eISBN:
9780199834112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132343.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jains in the World presents a detailed fieldwork‐based study of Jainism, focusing on the Svetambar Murtipujak Jains of north Gujarat. The book explains the institutional structures that ... More


 Emulating Azariah: Evangelicals and Social Change in the Dangs

Aaron Sushil J.

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the effects of evangelical Christianity on Indian politics, and democracy in particular. It focuses on one underdeveloped area of Gujarat state: the Dangs, a largely ... More


Reading Rajas and Tamas

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter analyses how certain accepted readings and understandings of the writings of contemporary Indian thinkers, notably Mahatma Gandhi, on crucial issues like non-violence, restricted, even ... More


Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Nikita Sud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this path-breaking account, Nikita Sud critically re-examines the post-independence history and politics of Gujarat, one of India’s leading federal units. Today, Gujarat is known for its ... More


Social Differentiation and the Politics of Access to Groundwater in North Gujarat

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the politics of groundwater markets and its interrelation with social differentiation and class–caste relations. Based on an intensive social anthropological study of a village ... More


Conclusion

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book has covered critical themes in the life of twentieth-century Gujarat. It has settled on liberalization and Hindu nationalism as significant motifs in the trajectory of the region today. The ... More


Introduction

Nikita Sud

in Liberalization, Hindu Nationalism and the State: A Biography of Gujarat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076933
eISBN:
9780199080908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076933.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

As India’s contemporary growth story occupies the international spotlight, this book sets out to investigate the political, social and developmental complexities of this process. For empirical depth, ... More


The Clash Within: democracy and the hindu rightt †

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The Gujarat program of 2002 is evidence of a profound crisis in India's democracy. Samuel P. Huntington's influential thesis of the ‘clash of civilizations’, according to which the world is torn ... More


Narrative Pasts: The Making of a Muslim Community in Gujarat, c. 1400-1650

Jyoti Gulati Balachandran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190123994
eISBN:
9780190991975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190123994.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

Narrative Pasts explores the narrative power of texts—genealogical, historical, and biographical—in creating communities. It retrieves the social history of a Muslim community in Gujarat, a region ... More


Fieldsites and Field Profile

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Providing a background to the empirical chapters that follow, this chapter outlines the steps involved in the collection of primary data from India and Nepal on which this study is based. It ... More


Indian Muslim Leadership: Predicaments and Possibilities for Human Security

Rowena Robinson

in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827732
eISBN:
9780199950553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827732.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between the Indian state, Muslim nonstate actors, and the inherent relationship between religion, secularity, and human security. It focuses on Muslim activists ... More


Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Samira Sheikh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Gujarat is a recently created modern state in India. In 1960, Bombay state was divided into Gujarat and Maharashtra based on linguistic and cultural differences. The campaign for the establishment of ... More


The Supra-regional Orbits of the North and the South: c. ad 800 to c. ad 1000

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in The Geopolitical Orbits of Ancient India: The Geographical Frames of the Ancient Indian Dynasties

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069898
eISBN:
9780199080052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069898.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The history of the Deccan was essentially the history of the Rashtrakutas for more than 200 years between ad 753 and ad 975. There was war throughout the history of the Rashtrakuta dynasty. But even ... More


Introduction

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

What is Gujarat and who are Gujaratis? Where did Gujaratis come from and where did they settle? How was religious and social life organized in Gujarat? What is the Gujarati linguistic region? If ... More


Court and State: Evolution of a Regional Consensus, c. 1390–1511

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

By the early fifteenth century, the Gujarat sultanate was becoming more prosperous, as reflected by its expansion and increasing power. The state's prosperity could be attributed to the prevalence of ... More


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