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Growing Up and Away: Narratives of Indian Childhoods Memory, History, Identity

Vijayalakshmi Balakrishnan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071266
eISBN:
9780199080779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071266.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book aims to expand our understanding of the role of institutions, norms, and key players in shaping the evolution of child rights in India. It traces the evolution of the child rights discourse ... More


Gandhi and his Critics

B. R. Nanda

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Mahatma Gandhi had been enmeshed in controversies ever since he plunged into the racial politics of Natal until he was assassinated fifty-four years later. He had to contend with the suspicious eyes ... More


The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

A.G. Noorani (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book presents important documents recording the reactions of Muslims in the aftermath of the Independence and Partition of India, and in the subsequent fifty years. Besides key political ... More


India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Stanley Wolpert

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in 1947, when “India and Pakistan were born to conflict,” this book provides a primer on what is potentially the world's most dangerous crisis. It distills sixty-three years of complex ... More


Paul and Macedonia: The Connection between 2 Corinthians 2:13 and 2:14

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Second Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592104
eISBN:
9780191595608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592104.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

A break between these two verses is fundamental to all partition theories of 2 Cor. In fact there is a smooth and natural connection, once it is recognized that Paul's mention of his success at Troas ... More


Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Anna Bigelow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sacred and civic spaces in religiously plural communities are peacefully shared all the time, yet we rarely hear about such places. This book is a finely grained study of Malerkotla, an Indian town ... More


Chapter 3. Before Partition: Challenges to the Plural Kingdom

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/9780195368239.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Immediately before Partition in 1947 Malerkotla underwent several periods of interreligious turmoil. From the 1920s to the 1940s, that challenged the popular image of the town as an island of peace. ... 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


Introduction

Stanley Wolpert

in India and Pakistan: Continued Conflict or Cooperation?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266773
eISBN:
9780520925755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266773.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The only way in which India and Pakistan have remained virtually unchanged after sixty-three years is in their persistent conflict over the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the final tragic legacy of ... More


Byzantine Kythera

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter offers a historical background on the island of Kythera during the Byzantine period. During the early Christian and Byzantine era, Kythera maintained the same close connection to the ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter offers a brief postscript dealing with the effect of Partition upon the new Capuchin and CMS Christian communities of Punjab. This is followed by a summary and discussion of the book's ... More


After Colonial Rule in Asia: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at two pivotal states of South Asia: India and Pakistan. India and Pakistan gained their independence in 1947. India succeeded in placing its armed forces under firm and virtually ... More


Violence, Martyrdom and Partition: A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699340
eISBN:
9780199080236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book presents the oral testimony of Subhashini (1914–2003), the woman head of a well-known Arya Samaj institution devoted to women's education in rural north India. Subhashini's narrative ... More


Since 1947: Partition Narratives among Punjabi Migrants of Delhi

Ravinder Kaur

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683776
eISBN:
9780199081844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

‘Since 1947’, an oft-encountered phrase in Delhi, has been used in this book for an incursion into the embedded themes of disruption in one's everyday life: forced migration, and then reparation; ... More


Eqbal’s Life

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Surrounded by violence (father's brutal murder with Eqbal close by, the Partition of India and the trek to Pakistan, fighting in Kashmir, family problems in his elder brother's home, the death of his ... More


India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: The Problem of Nuclear Proliferation and Views on Partitioning States

Stuart Schaar

in Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171564
eISBN:
9780231539920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Opposition to partitioning states, especiually dividing Pakistan, and Bagladesh from India, and creating a separate Palestinian state, which he saw emerging as another "Zionist entity".


Reaffirming Sedentary Values: The Tinker in Post‐Revival Drama and Prose

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter Four examines the manner in which the idealization of the tinker figure disappeared after Partition, when it functioned as a symbol of threatening outside forces; although Synge had ... More


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

Udayon Misra

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199478361
eISBN:
9780199090914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199478361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The work attempts to show how the shadow of Partition continues to fall over the society and politics of the state of Assam and how issues such as immigration, demographic change, language, and ... More


The Lahore Film Industry: A Historical Sketch

ISHTIAQ AHMED

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a sweeping historical overview of the flows between Lahore and Bombay before and after 1947. It shows how two major factors — Partition and the rise of Islam in Pakistan — led ... More


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

Haimanti Roy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Partitioned States offers new perspective in the histories of Partition and its aftermath by connecting it to the long drawn out and skewed formation of new national entities: India and ... More


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