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Introduction

Rohit De

in A People's Constitution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174433
eISBN:
9780691185132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174433.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Indian Constitution. The Indian Constitution is the longest surviving constitution in the postcolonial world, and it continues to dominate public ... More


Discovering and Inventing India: Jawaharlal Nehru

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in TALKING BACK: The Idea of Civilization in the Indian Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075042
eISBN:
9780199080816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075042.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Nehru formulated his ideas on Indian civilization in The Discovery of India. The civilizational unity of India is a major theme in this work. He tried to reconcile different approaches to India’s ... More


Chapter 4. Partition and Beyond: Peace, Politics, and the New India

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

According to all available sources (archives and interviews), no one in Malerkotla was killed in the interreligious violence of Partition, and most of the Muslim population remained. Explanations for ... More


Imperatives of the New Order

Rajesh Rai

in Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945: Diaspora in the Colonial Port-city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099291
eISBN:
9780199083114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099291.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the Indian experience from the period immediately before the advent of World War II in the East to mid-1943—just before the arrival of Subhas Chandra Bose to Singapore. ... More


The Challenge of the Future

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

The day India attained independence, 15 August 1947, was a moment when an entire nation stepped out from the old to the new. In his stirring independence-eve speech, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gave ... More


Entangling Immigration and Independence: Indians and Indian Americans in the Campaign for Exclusion Repeal

Jane H. Hong

in Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter charts how Indians and Indian Americans sought to use U.S. repeal legislation as an instrument to achieve their own national and anticolonial goals. During and immediately after World ... More


The Price of Freedom

Rajesh Rai

in Indians in Singapore, 1819-1945: Diaspora in the Colonial Port-city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099291
eISBN:
9780199083114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099291.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter accounts for the Indian experience in Singapore from July 1943 to the Japanese surrender in August 1945. It examines the impact of Subhas Chandra Bose’s leadership of the Indian ... More


Factors and Issues in the Development of Indian Strategic Independence with Nuclear Explosives, 1974–98

Ashok Kapur

in Pokhran and Beyond: India's Nuclear Weapons Capability

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195667547
eISBN:
9780199081790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195667547.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter studies the issues and factors involved in the development of Indian strategic independence with nuclear explosives. It focuses on the period from 1974 to 1998, and describes it as very ... More


India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Peter Heehs

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book recounts the story of the Indian freedom struggle from the Great Revolt of 1857 and the attainment of independence in 1947. While mentioning most of the principal actors and events, the ... More


Accession to India

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents extracts from the British Cabinet Mission’s statement on 16 May 1946; the Cabinet Mission’s memorandum on Indian states, treaties, and paramountcy; the Indian Independence Act ... More


Sovereignty and Blood

Jacob Copeman and Dwaipayan Banerjee

in Hematologies: The Political Life of Blood in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745096
eISBN:
9781501745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745096.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter enters a neglected corner of Gandhi's political thought—his preoccupation with blood. Here, blood indexed a past and present colonial violence, as well as the future possibility for an ... More


The Country Shows its Strength 1928–1934

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the anti-Simon agitation; the Nehru Report; Jinnah and the Fourteen Points; the Lahore Congress and Independence Day; the first two phases of the Civil Disobedience Movement; ... More


Divided Freedom 1945–1947

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter starts with a description of the changed situation in 1945–6; the INA trial and the revolt of the naval ratings; the Cabinet Mission; the ‘Direct Action’ Day; the interim government and ... More


India after Independence: A Tale of Conflicting Legacies

Mithi Mukherjee

in India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

One of the curious things about Indian independence from the British Empire is that it has not been consecrated with the designation of revolution. This stands in stark contrast to all major events ... More


Agnes Smedley between Berlin, Bombay, and Beijing: Sexology, Communism, and National Independence

Veronika Fuechtner

in Global History of Sexual Science, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293373
eISBN:
9780520966673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293373.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the global circulation of sexology intertwined with communism and national independence by focusing on the writings of American journalist Agnes Smedley as well as the ... More


Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Surinder Jodhka (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Written as a tribute to the contributions of Dipankar Gupta to the study of Indian society and the discipline of sociology in India, this festschrift volume brings together essays of some of the ... More


C.F. Andrews and Gandhi

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter presents an essay on C.F. Andrews, an English priest who became one of Mahatma Gandhi’s closest friends. The participation of Andrews in Gandhi’s campaign for Indian independence earned ... More


India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

A.G. Noorani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Boundary issues have always occupied a central focus in the relations between India and China. Highlighting the role of history, policy, and diplomacy, this book traces the origins and development of ... More


The Genesis

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter traces the roots of the boundary dispute between India and China. Britain acquired in its boundary problem with China, when in 1846, it added to its sprawling Empire the State of Jammu & ... More


A Moment of Historical Conjuncture in Mumbai: Playback Singers, Music Directors, and Arrangers and the Creation of Hindi Song (1948–1952)

Gregory D. Booth

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In the five years following Indian independence, from roughly 1948 to 1952, many incremental changes and other, still more recent developments coalesced into a set of sonic, stylistic, industrial, ... More


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