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Epilogue

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The epilogue undertakes to assess the intellectual exchange between religious communities and medical researchers in the Muslim world for the development of biomedical ethics. The problem-solving ... More


Pakistan: “Why Would Our Hajjis Vote against Us?”

Robert R. Bianchi

in Guests of God: Pilgrimage and Politics in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195171075
eISBN:
9780199835102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195171071.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Hajj growth closely tracks the power struggles and ideological shifts that shaped and demolished Pakistan’s political regimes. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his Pakistan People’s Party helped to invent ... More


Jawaharlal Nehru and the Partition of India

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

During the twelve years prior to the Partition of India, Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the foremost leaders of the Indian National Congress and wielded considerable influence over the politics of the ... More


The Fourth Phase (1943–1947): From Wavell to Mountbatten—The Road to Independence and Partition

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

In his Discovery of India, Jawaharlal Nehru described the Quit India Movement as essentially a spontaneous mass upheaval in which the players, particularly Mahatma Gandhi, showed a sense of ... More


Two Coalitions and Three Moments of Failure: 1937–45

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter argues that although the new electoral politics of the province opened up new forces of inter-community negotiations or new horizons for the region–nation, the latter experienced a ... More


Politics on the Maidan: Sport, Communalism, and Nationalism

Ronojoy Sen

in Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164900
eISBN:
9780231539937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Communal politics on the playing field and the history of the Pentangular and Mohammedan Sporting.


Drafting a New Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks in detail the various demands placed by leading political parties on how the border should drawn once the decision to partition had been taken. In addition it looks at petitions ... More


Pakistan, Partition, and the Province: 1946–7

Semanti Ghosh

in Different Nationalisms: Bengal, 1905-1947

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199468232
eISBN:
9780199087389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter argues that the final years of colonialism in Bengal were not a ‘climax’ in the unfolding story of a head-on collision between ‘nationalism’ and ‘communalism’. First, the Bengali ... More


An Elite in Search of a State—and a Nation (1906–1947)

Christophe Jaffrelot

in The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190235185
eISBN:
9780190492229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235185.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although the Muslim League was the child of the Urdu-speaking north Indian elite, Muhammad Ali Jinnah tried to attract Muslim leaders from the Muslim-majority provinces. He failed until the 1937 ... More


Hindu-Muslim Entente

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the Hindu–Muslim entente and the Lucknow Pact. It looks at the factors that affected the achievement of this entente. It then examines the Bombay session of the All-India ... More


The Critical Forties II

Udayon Misra

in Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The politics of the Muslim League in Assam led to the communalization of politics in the province. The Muslim League linked up the immigration and land issue with that of Pakistan and consistently ... More


Shias and the Pakistan Movement

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A large number of prominent Shia individuals have made crucial contributions to what has been termed the “Muslim political awakening” in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British India, as well ... More


The Politics of Exclusion: 1936–46

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in The Defining Moments in Bengal: 1920–1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098942
eISBN:
9780199083039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098942.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The politics of Bengal between 1936 and 1946 is the subject of this chapter with special attention to three trends: the increasing strength of the Muslim League during the League ministries, the ... More


The Partition Massacres

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Muslim League argued that peace in India could only be achieved by creating a separate Muslim state. This demand was answered by Britain in the form of the Mountbatten Plan of June 1947, which ... More


At the Simla Conference and in the General Elections: (1945–6)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History

On Lord Wavell’s initiative, the Simla Conference was held to discuss the proposal of a new executive council and a new constitution for India after the war. Master Tara Singh represented the Sikh ... More


‘Divide and Quit’: (February–May 1947)

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

The British Prime Minister’s statement of 20 February 1947 carried the implication of partition with independence by June 1948. Nehru welcomed the statement as ‘wise and courageous’ and the Congress ... More


The Critical Forties I

Udayon Misra

in Burden of History: Assam and the Partition--Unresolved Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

In the 1940s, the issues of immigration, land, and identity gained an urgency that had never been witnessed before. Under the different ministries led by Syed Muhammad Saadulla, immigration of Muslim ... More


Desher Dak – ‘The Call of the Homeland’

Sarah Glynn

in Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 2 looks at links with the homeland and Bengali politics. It begins with the movements for independence from Britain and for the formation of Pakistan; and it goes on to the growing movement ... More


The Second Phase (1907–1930): From the Morley–Minto Reforms to the Salt March

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

After the Surat debacle, the Moderates implemented a new administrative structure for the Indian National Congress (INC) that was essentially anti-Extremist. The structure included a clause that ... More


A Million Salutes: India’s Mohammedan Sporting Club1

Ronojoy Sen

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The victory of the Calcutta football club, Mohun Bagan, over an all-white British regimental team in the final of the 1911 IFA Shield, the premier football tournament in India at the time, is justly ... More


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