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Two Case Studies on the Informal Economy

Sugata Marjit and Saibal Kar

in The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071495
eISBN:
9780199081257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071495.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two case studies—Dharavi in Mumbai and Surat in Gujarat. In particular, it uses the case studies to discuss situations where international trade policies and their effects on ... More


Chapter VI

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0060
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about the Ran desert, Colonel Miles, Charles the Twelfth's music, Makka, Captain Bagnold, Mandaví, philosophic meditations and dogmatism, his study of English at Kaira, infanticide, ... More


Chapter VII

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0061
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about Bombay, the mosque of Zacharias, Panwell, Púná, Párbatí, Satárá, Aurangzeb's siege, witticism of Niámat Khán, monogamists versus polygamists, the Hindú religion, his return to ... More


Chapter VIII

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0062
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about Udepur, Pálí, Pokharjí, Ajmír, his return to Súrat, his decision to enter the service of the Nuwáb, the intrigues of a petty court, and his congé.


Chapter XI

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0065
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about Zark Domkí, the storming of Khángarh, the new governor of Shikárpur, Mr Ross Bell, Abd'urrahmán and his civilised bride, seclusion of women, his voyage to Hyderabad, return to ... More


Chapter XII

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0066
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about the slave governor of Jáfirábád, his return to Súrat, the death of the Nuwáb's eldest daughter, the Nuwáb of Cambay and his salt pans, the death of the Nuwáb of Súrat due to ... More


The Young Nationalist

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines Jawaharlal’s growing passion for politics. He read the proceedings of the Indian National Congress and had a strong dislike for racial arrogance, which was often seen on the ... More


Road to Surat

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the Congress session in Surat in December 1907. As the 1,600 delegates and 800 visitors trooped into the huge Congress pavilion on the bank of the Tapti on 26 December, there ... More


No Reunion

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0040
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Gokhale’s own reaction to the ‘Surat Split’ had been one of resignation rather than that of elation. This chapter focuses on events following Gokhale’s return from England in November 1914. The ... More


Moderate Politics (1905–16)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s moderate politics as a member of the Indian National Congress during the years 1905–16. It first considers the emergence of two rival factions in Congress ... More


Surat: City of Ivory

Martha Chaiklin

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

In the eighteenth century, Surat was perhaps the single most important port city of the Moghul empire, if not the world. Dutch, English, French, and Portuguese ships were called from Africa and ... More


Coffee Mocha: From the Highlands of Yemen to Surat, Muscat, and Mandvi

Chhaya Goswami

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

The second half of the eighteenth century, witnessed a boom in the trade in coffee in Mocha and Muscat. The Kachchhis traders of Mandvi and Surat based traders were central to this trade. The shifts ... More


Merchants and Marts: Gujarat’s Networks of Trade in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Radhika Seshan

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

India’s flourishing trade and production economy in the late medieval times has been well studied, particularly from the point of view of the variety of goods that were exported across the Arabian ... More


The Company at Sea: Petitions, Predation, and Reprisals, 1790–1805

Lakshmi Subramanian

in The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199467044
eISBN:
9780199087082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467044.003.0003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter looks at a range of petitions that were presented to the English East India Company authorities of Bombay and Surat by merchants, mariners, and rulers in order to identify the ... More


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