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Loyal to the Union: College-Educated Soldiers, Military Leadership, Politics, and the Question of Loyalty

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in Contested Loyalty: Debates over Patriotism in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279753
eISBN:
9780823281503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279753.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai explores perceptions of national loyalty held by college-educated northern men during the war. His work draws on the writings of a group of New England graduates, whom he ... 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


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