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Survival and transformation, 1450–1600

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states after 1500 were not a spent force; rather, they survived by transformation and adjustment, even if their increasingly aristocratic governments have been denounced as oligarchies which ... More


Indian Dyarchy, 1916–1919

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Curtis went to India at the invitation of Sir James Meston, Governor of the United Provinces, advising unofficially on the constitutional changes that were to set India on the path to Dominion ... More


From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Drawing on the family history of the Kidwais who lived in the little village of Masauli and its neighbouring areas in Bara Banki district in the United Provinces, this book provides a colourful ... More


Introduction

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book explores the history of the Kidwais, a small but well-known family in Awadh who lived in a little village called Masauli and its neighbouring areas in Bara Banki district in the United ... More


Gardish-e-dauran: Vicissitudes of Fortune

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Little is known about the impact of the Partition on culture and social structure in Awadh. Nevertheless, the histories of a locality can be better understood by studying lives. Indeed, the Kidwais’ ... More


The Revolution Completed, 1672–1702

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the period 1672–1702, during which time the Restoration was unravelling and England saw its relationship to the Netherlands changing once more. In 1670–2, England was ... More


Political Activism in Lucknow and its Neighbourhood

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

In 1877, Awadh was annexed to the neighbouring North-Western Provinces, which heightened the anxieties of Lakhnavis. This despite the fact that the ensuing changes had little effect on their city’s ... More


The Affair Arciszewsky

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Around this time, Crestofle Arciszewsky set sail for Brazil, and was then entrusted with command and supervision of the supplies of all arms and armor in Brazil. Although almost two months had passed ... More


Putting the Public House of Madīnah on the Muslim Map

Megan Eaton Robb

in Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190089375
eISBN:
9780190089405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089375.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter traces a network of regionally, nationally, and locally significant publications, with Madinah newspaper at its center. The threads of this newspaper publication are placed in context ... More


Republican Experiments, Royalist Responses

Blair Hoxby

in Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines John Milton's The Readie and Easie Way to Establish a Free Commonwealth. It argues that that work is Milton's attempt to preserve Christian liberty by clearing a space for ... More


Distant Echoes

Francesca Trivellato

in The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691178592
eISBN:
9780691185378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178592.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter analyzes the echoes of the legend of the Jewish invention of bills of exchange beyond France up to 1800 and how they intersected with a variety of discourses about the morality of ... More


Brouwer and Herckmans' Expedition to Chile

Caspar van Baerle

in The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes Brouwer's expedition to Chile and his orders. Also described in this chapter are the various provinces of Chile. Again, the people of the area are described and their customs ... More


Negotiating Identities: The Local and the National

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

The men of Masauli and Baragaon used to be great storytellers, but people rarely talk about them nowadays. The family archives were destroyed when police conducted raids at the height of ... More


In the Shadow of Partition

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

The partition of the Indian subcontinent triggered one of the largest movements recorded in world history, with about 8 million Sikhs and Hindus leaving Pakistan to settle in India and 6–7 million ... More


The Grand Tour

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Tourists and the Grand Tour were an inescapable part of every diplomat's life, particularly for those posted to France, Italy and the United Provinces. The tour, a rite of passage for the scions of ... More


Indian independence and its aftermath

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Alexander's return to India and the number of issues which plagued the country during that time, first examining the real prospect of famine, which was estimated to be worse ... More


Politics Calling

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/9780195693430.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at Motilal’s term in the Moderate party. It first examines his presidential speech for the third United Provinces Social Conference, where he talked about social reform and the ... More


The Development of a Regulated Industry

A.B. Dickinson

in Seal Fisheries of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies: An Historical Review

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893441
eISBN:
9781786944603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893441.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues the history of sealing in the Falklands - charting the attempts at switching from an unregulated to regulated industry that began in 1820. It traces the exclusive domestic ... More


Motilal the Moderate

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/9780195693430.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter studies the Moderate leadership, specifically Gopal Krishna Gokhale, who was considered the ablest exponent of political moderation. Gokhale was also considered to be more than qualified ... More


Opportunity in an Age of Folly: The Bubble of 1720 in the Dutch Republic

Henk Looijesteijn

in Comedy and Crisis: Pieter Langendijk, the Dutch, and the Speculative Bubbles of 1720

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622201
eISBN:
9781800341647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622201.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

1720 is remembered in European history as the year of folly, when the financial markets ballooned and then collapsed in the capitals of England and France. The financial crisis was of great import to ... More


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