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 Devotion and Knowledge: The Indo‐Muslim Centuries

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/9780195314052.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter surveys some of the major religious and intellectual developments during the centuries in which Islamic rulers governed northern India. The devotional work of Shri Chaitanya is ... More


 Arranging a Love Marriage: Sītā's “Self‐Choice” and Rukmiṇī's Elopement

Heidi R. M. Pauwels

in The Goddess as Role Model: Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369908
eISBN:
9780199871322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369908.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 2 traces how divine marriages are arranged in classical, medieval and televised versions of the stories, and how such scenarios are echoed in popular movies. Sītā's Svayamvara is contrasted ... More


Infallibilism or Pragmatic Encroachment?

Jeremy Fantl and Matthew McGrath

in Knowledge in an Uncertain World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199550623
eISBN:
9780191722684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550623.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

If the arguments of previous chapters are sound, then fallibilist purism about knowledge is false. This raises the question of which to retain, fallibilism or purism? The first part of the chapter ... More


History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Michael Gottlob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book provides an insight to the teaching and writing of history in postcolonial India. It traces the different events that shaped postcolonial Indian historiography like the textbook ... More


Scientific and Political Claims in the Rewriting of Indian History: Stages of an Ongoing Controversy

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter gives an overview of the chain of public controversies about the interpretation of history. At the same time it systematically investigates the interrelations between the cognitive and ... More


Evolution of Rationalism in Colonial India

Johannes Quack

in Disenchanting India: Organized Rationalism and Criticism of Religion in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812608
eISBN:
9780199919406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812608.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter provides a brief outline of the situation of the social and religious reform movements in 19th century India, addressing in the process, the specific social, cultural and political ... More


Indian Society and the Establishment of British Supremacy, 1765–1818

Rajat Kanta Ray

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0023
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the questions of continuity or change in the way in which the British began to rule the Indian provinces. In particular, it covers the consequences that were to follow, however ... More


Rebellion Throughout Southern England in 1450

I. M. W. Harvey

in Jack Cade's Rebellion of 1450

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201601
eISBN:
9780191674952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201601.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

With the death of Jack Cade in the middle week of July, the central events of the rising of 1450 were over, although activities associated with it continued sporadically for years. This chapter ... More


Parliament in Peril 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the negative impact of Union Communications Minister Sukh Ram's involvement in the Telecom scandal on India's parliamentary democracy. The government proposed to have an ... More


Inquiries by Parliamentary Committees 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter criticises the Opposition's demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) to investigate the involvement of Union Communications Minister Sukh Ram in the Telecom scandal. It contends ... More


Press Leaks and Parliamentary Privilege 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0036
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the issues of parliamentary privileges and press leaks in relation to the joint parliamentary committee's (JPC) deliberations on the banks scam. Though JPC chairman Ram Niwas ... More


Delimitation of Constituencies 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0091
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The law minister, Mr Ram Jethmalani, called on all-party meeting on 13 May, 2000 to discuss the issue of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies. Different constituencies vary considerably in ... More


Contesting Patriarchy: The Early Years

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter focuses on the role of discourse and communicative action in the advancement of gender rights over several centuries, the second chapter concentrates on social, political, and legal ... More


Victory of Symbol Over Substance: Final Phase of the Hindu Code Bill Controversy

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The process of culmination of the debate in the political sphere tracing the developments relating to the Hindu Code Bill during 1952 to 1956 is dealt with in this chapter of the book. This phase ... More


Australasia and Asia, 1936–1937

Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter

in La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066097
eISBN:
9780813058320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066097.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter covers travel and performances in London (February-March, 1936); Australia and New Zealand (June-November, 1936); and Ceylon (Sri Lanka), India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Hong ... More


The Governor's Message to the Assembly and the Speaker 1

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0058
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the statement of the governor to the UP assembly on 17 June and, the role of the Speaker in that context. The governor as head of state is bound by the same rules and ... More


Fear and Trembling: “Who is Able to Understand Abraham?”

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The major articulation in Kierkegaard's works occurs as a passage from Greek recollection to Christian repetition. But what exactly does repetition mean in Kierkegaard's writing and to what extent ... More


Narration in Ghost Time

Christi A. Merrill

in Riddles of Belonging: India in Translation and Other Tales of Possession

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229550
eISBN:
9780823241064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229550.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Both Detha's and Bhola Ram's versions satirize a landlord's foiled greed even into death and a helpless farmer's inability to refuse such unfair treatment by the landlord's ghost. Both versions ask ... More


Governing the Sacred: Political Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190932381
eISBN:
9780190932411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Contested sacred sites pose a difficult challenge in the field of toleration. Holy sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different groups regarding a wide variety of issues, ... More


Calcutta

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author shares her thoughts about Calcutta, the former capital of India and a typical European city. Calcutta is the centre of Bengal, and has influenced whatever is happening in ... More


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