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 The Eternal Dharma

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The last chapter of the book looks at the religious and political developments in India after the arrival of the British colonialists. The chapter focuses primarily on the Hindu response to ... More


India and the Labour Party, 1929–31

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the Indian policy of the second Labour Government, arguing that many of the official obstacles that had hampered progress in 1924 were removed at the initiative of the Viceroy, ... More


An Anti‐Imperialist Junction Box? Metropolitan Anti‐Imperialism in the early 1930s

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter returns to Congress' dilemma of metropolitan organization. It examines the constellation of anti-imperialist groups in Britain in the early 1930s, identifying their relationships with ... More


Dilemmas of the Metropolitan Anti‐Imperialist, 1906–1910

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the efforts of metropolitan anti-imperialists to influence the work of the Liberal Government between 1906 and 1910. It begins by explaining the failure of the British Committee ... More


The Decline, Revival and Fall of the British Committee of Congress, 1915–22

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the growth of co-operation between the British Labour Party and the Indian National Congress, which it is suggested to have peaked at the end of the First World War when Tilak ... More


Animating Gandhi: Historical Figures, Asian American Masculinity, and Model-Minority Accents in

Shilpa S. Davé

in Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037405
eISBN:
9780252094583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037405.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the Indian American character is the accent or the suburban “sidekick” character to the dominant narratives of young, white masculinity that are prevalent in American ... More


India and the Labour Party, 1922–8

Nicholas Owen

in The British Left and India: Metropolitan Anti-Imperialism, 1885-1947

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233014
eISBN:
9780191716423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233014.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines Labour's evolving Indian policy in the 1920s and early 1930s, focusing on two interrelated developments. The first is Labour's closer engagement with the machinery of imperial ... More


The Hospitality of Receiving: Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Interreligious Learning

John J. Thatamanil

in Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter demonstrates that interreligious learning is not just a desirable project to be pursued by academics alone. Interreligious learning has taken place prominently in public life and with ... More


Alternative approaches to ‘development’

Sagarika Dutt

in India in a Globalized World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069000
eISBN:
9781781701409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses alternative approaches to economic development in India, particularly Gandhian ideas. It explains how the ideas of Mohandas Gandhi have inspired social reformers, social ... More


Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India's Modernity

David Arnold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922027
eISBN:
9780226922034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922034.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1909 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on his way back to South Africa from London, wrote his now-celebrated tract Hind Swaraj, laying out his vision for the future of India and famously rejecting the ... More


The Machine of Empire: Technology and Decolonization

Marian Aguiar

in Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter talks about spiritual nationalists Swami Vivekananda, Aurobindo Ghose, Mohandas Gandhi, and Rabindranath Tagore, who constructed a Hindu identity that are in conflict with the Indian ... More


The Emergence of Multiracial Congregations (1940–2000)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Howard Thurman, who played a significant role in racial reconciliation in the United States during the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, was included in the group of African American religious ... More


The Circulation of Self-Rule

J. Barton Scott

in Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The conclusion turns to the writings of M. K. Gandhi, especially Hind Swaraj (1909), to draw together the several theoretical strands that run throughout Spiritual Despots. Gandhi, like his ... More


Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Marian Aguiar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

From Mohandas Gandhi’s nineteenth-century tour in a third-class compartment to the recent cinematic shenanigans of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, the railway has been one of India’s most ... More


Global Intellectual History and the Indian Political

Shruti Kapila

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

In specifying the global as a historical and philosophical condition of the twentieth century, this essay situates India as methodologically instructive for the study of major political concepts ... More


Religious Pacifism: Peace as Means and End

Anna L. Peterson

in Works Righteousness: Material Practice in Ethical Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197532232
eISBN:
9780197532263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532232.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that pacifism is not merely an applied ethic—a narrow approach to the particular moral problem of war—but rather a comprehensive ethical theory. The same is true of just war ... More


Becoming a New Brahmin in Modern India

Adheesh A. Sathaye

in Crossing the Lines of Caste: Visvamitra and the Construction of Brahmin Power in Hindu Mythology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199341108
eISBN:
9780190233556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341108.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the active role of Viśvāmitra’s mythological persona within the social history of colonial and postcolonial India over the last century—within the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, ... More


India’s Technological Imaginary

David Arnold

in Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India's Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922027
eISBN:
9780226922034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922034.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the technological imaginings present in Rokeya Hossain's “Sultana's Dream” and Mohandas Gandhi's Hind Swaraj (Indian Home Rule). The two works shared a common concern for ... More


“But I Have No Wish to Be Discharged”: When Imprisonment Became Political

Padraic Kenney

in Dance in Chains: Imprisonment in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199375745
eISBN:
9780190840075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375745.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, European Modern History

Political imprisonment originated in the mid-nineteenth century, as European states turned away from the use of exile (to places such as Australia or Siberia) and increasingly placed opponents in ... More


Against the Priest

J. Barton Scott

in Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introduction lays the conceptual groundwork for the book as a whole by re-theorizing a term that has been important to the academic study of religion since the early twentieth century: Max ... More


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