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The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Sudhir Kakar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Feelings, impulses, wishes, and fantasies—the dynamic content of the inner world—occupy the deepest recesses of the psyche. It is through introspection and empathy, essential to psychotherapy, that ... More


Introduction

S.N. Balagangadhara

in Reconceptualizing India Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter introduces the theme of the book through a question: What can India offer to the world of today and tomorrow? It explains how and why formulating an answer to this question is important ... More


Bengali Society

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Though Naxalbari is situated in Bengal, Naxalism was not restricted here. Membership in the Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) [CPI(M–L)] extended all over India, and the greatest successes ... More


Colonial Knowledge and the Creation of Respectable Castes

Eliza F. Kent

in Converting Women: Gender and Protestant Christianity in Colonial South India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195165074
eISBN:
9780199835171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165071.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Descriptions of the social lives and customs of low castes in the 19th century India come from two main sources: missionary accounts and administrative records. This chapter explores the categories ... More


India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Balmiki Prasad Singh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book takes us on a fascinating journey of exploring India through analyses of broader themes and events and some personal accounts. It investigates India's diversified cultural base — language ... More


Regional interaction in Central Asia and Northwest India in the Kidarite and Hephthalite periods

Frantz Grenet

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In a previous paper the author attempted to show that there was a deep crisis in Sogdiana and Bactria, but that this crisis mostly affected the second half of the fourth century and, at least in ... More


India's Culture: Some Facts, Some Perspectives

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter mentions the attainments of Indians prior to the beginning of the Christian era and how these influenced the succeeding generations of Indians. The cultural attainments of the people of ... More


The Geo-televisual and Hindi Film in the Age of Information

Anustup Basu

in Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Assemblages in A-grade popular Indian films became irresistibly geo-televisual from the beginning of the 1990s. The nation's overall media space gradually began to open up to a global dispensation of ... More


Indian Migration from the Caribbean to Europe and North America

Lomarsh Roopnarine

in The Indian Caribbean: Migration and Identity in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814388
eISBN:
9781496814425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814388.003.0071
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the migration of Caribbean Indians to developed countries in Europe and North America from the Second World War to today. It shows that special colonial associations with ... More


Representing Indians: American Indian Performance and Activism in Urban America

Nicolas G. Rosenthal

in Reimagining Indian Country: Native American Migration and Identity in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835555
eISBN:
9781469601755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869994_rosenthal.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

When Americans developed a fascination for the “disappearing” cultures of American Indians, non-Indian entrepreneurs and American Indian performers capitalized on this interest by producing and ... More


Introduction: The Place of Jīmūtavāhana's Dāyabhāga in Hindu Legal Literature

Ludo Rocher

in Jimutavahana's Dayabhaga: The Hindu Law of Inheritance in Bengal

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138177
eISBN:
9780199834594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138171.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

First discusses the place of Jīmūtavāhana's Dāyabhāga in Hindu legal literature. It then describes the life and works of Jīmūtavāhana, and his date and place in the commentarial literature. Next, ... More


The New Millennium: Harmony among or Clash of Civilizations

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the value system in the third millennium in a global perspective, and whether Indians would continue to retain their distinctive character in an age in which modern methods of ... More


White-Painted Lady: The 1950s Celluloid Princess

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the Celluloid Princess during the 1950s. She is now depicted as a beautiful young maiden who embraces the white hero and symbolizes the best of Indian culture and the ... More


Shivaji and Maharashtrian Hindu Identity

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Any narrative contains clues regarding the setting in which it was made. Although Shivaji's early biographers may write about Shivaji's numerous feats to explain explicitly the historical aspect of ... More


Living like Savages: Tipis, Council Rings, and Playing Indian

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter presents the introduction of Native American motifs into the camp landscape, with a particular emphasis on the Indian council rings that became widespread feature of camp life in the ... More


Popular Music as Film Music

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the interaction between music and film in India, particularly the intense and symbiotic relationships between popular film and popular music. It evaluates the impact of the ... More


British India, 1765–1813: The Metropolitan Context

H.V. Bowen

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The revolution that had entirely recast the East India Company’s position in India served only to foreshadow a much longer revolution in attitudes towards the new Empire of the East. Several distinct ... More


Introduction: Recasting Home

Madhavi Mallapragada

in Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the textual, institutional, and discursive politics of online media that target, speak to, and are shaped by Indian ... More


Elements of Diversity

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview of Kapila Vatsyayan focuses on the elements present in Indian culture that help preserve its diversity and those that are considered essential. Vatsyayan identifies the architectural ... More


/ The Digital Vernacular: “Groundation” and the Temporality of Translation in the Postcolonial Caribbean Poetics of Kamau Brathwaite

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 5 traces the progression of the postcolonial poetics developed by the Caribbean historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite as part of his groundbreaking reformulation of the Creole as the basis of ... More


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