Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: Revolt of 1857 x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Into the Labyrinth: The Birth of Justice as a Discourse of Governance

Mithi Mukherjee

in India in the Shadows of Empire: A Legal and Political History (1774–1950)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062509
eISBN:
9780199080151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062509.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the nature and profound implications of the discursive rupture caused by the political upheaval of the Revolt of 1857. It argues that the transfer of the government of India ... More


British Rule and Indian Revolt

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter describes the administration of India under the East India Company. The second section discusses the economic ruination of India. The third section considers changes ... More


India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Peter Heehs

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book recounts the story of the Indian freedom struggle from the Great Revolt of 1857 and the attainment of independence in 1947. While mentioning most of the principal actors and events, the ... More


The Rise of Nationalism 1858–1900

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

The first section of this chapter discusses the general factors in the growth of nationalism. The second section describes the administration of India after 1858. The third section considers early ... More


Epilogue

Abhishek Kaicker

in The King and the People: Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190070670
eISBN:
9780190070700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070670.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Asian History

The dynamic relation between enunciations of sovereignty and the rise of a popular politics that emerged over the course of the Mughal empire’s history was disrupted in the years after Nadir Shah’s ... More


Ghalib’s Delhi

K. A. Nizami

in Delhi in Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190124007
eISBN:
9780190991913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124007.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

The events of 1857 were a dramatic break in the life of Delhi and of its most celebrated poet, Ghalib. Although Delhi had seen many vicissitudes of fortune through its chequered history, each new ... More


View: