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History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Michael Gottlob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book provides an insight to the teaching and writing of history in postcolonial India. It traces the different events that shaped postcolonial Indian historiography like the textbook ... More


India, 1858 to the 1930s

Tapan Raychaudhuri

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The concerns, methods, and findings of Indian historiography for the period of direct rule by Crown-in-Parliament experienced fundamental changes after the Second World War, though there are marked ... More


India to 1858

Robert E. Frykenberg

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Most of the work which focused on events in India before 1858 gradually became more localized, occasional, mundane, or antiquarian in character. In the 20th century, new histories about India before ... More


The British West Indies

B. W. Higman

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the third phase in the historiography of the British West Indies by Waddell. Waddell contended that this phase began in the early 1950s and, when he wrote, was ‘as yet in its ... More


Introduction

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.19
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the terminology of subordination including ‘paramountcy’, ‘protection’, ‘subsidiary alliance’, ‘indirect rule’, and ‘collaboration’, drawn mainly from British ... More


Introduction

Kumkum Chatterjee

in The Cultures of History in Early Modern India: Persianization and Mughal Culture in Bengal

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195698800
eISBN:
9780199080243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195698800.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter outlines the core theme of the book, which involves an exploration of the cultures of history writing in early modern Bengal. The seventeenth, eighteenth, and the first ... More


Indian Historical Writing since 1947

Supriya Mukherjee

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0026
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on Indian historical writing. The end of colonial rule in 1947 was a turning point in Indian historical writing and culture. History emerged as a professional discipline with the ... More


Introduction: The Old and the New in Mughal Historiography

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter explores the breadth of Mughal historiography throughout the ages, from the centuries-old memoir of Zahir-ud-Din Muhammad Babur to the more contemporary, English-language ... More


Sources and Historiography

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter is a detailed review of the source material and historiography. It involves discussion of the different categories of the source material such as the archaeological that consists of the ... More


Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Rajan Gurukkal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The book is a critical rethinking of the nature of the classical eastern Mediterranean exchange relations with the coasts of the Indian subcontinent. It examines in the light of the extant source ... More


Afterword

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

A summary of the major arguments and observations is given at the end by way of conclusion. It attempts at a recapitulation of the context, purports, questions, and methodological preoccupations of ... More


Cinema, Media, and Global Capital in an Unruly Democracy

Rini Bhattacharya Mehta

in Unruly Cinema: History, Politics, and Bollywood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043123
eISBN:
9780252052002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043123.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From 2007 onwards, a sizeable majority of the top-grossing Bollywood films have been funded partially or in full by a Hollywood studio. Since 2015, Indian films have found new outlets in online media ... More


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