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Multigrade Instruction at Rishi Valley and Neel Bagh: Philosophical and Historical Perspectives

Radhika Herzberger

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Recent surveys of the education scenario in India’s countryside highlight the fact that within a single classroom student learning levels vary greatly. Multigrade classrooms, i.e. classrooms where ... More


The Gardens

Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi

in Fathpur Sikri Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198084037
eISBN:
9780199082568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084037.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

Gardens were an essential part of the city-layout during the Mughal period. The four-quartered Mughal gardens, the chaharbagh, the flower gardens, orchards, and kitchen gardens once made this city ... More


Nothing Left to Lose: Women in Prison

Lizette Potgieter

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows that the Shi'a Family Law formalizes many injustices to which women are persistently subjected and for which they are imprisoned. All women prisoners were moved from the notorious ... More


Amritsar, 1919

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

On 13 April 1919 in Amritsar, British troops opened fire on a gathering of unarmed civilians, including women and children, at the Jallianwalla Bagh in Amritsar. This bloody event, which came to be ... More


World War I and its Aftermath

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses World War I and its aftermath on the Sikhs who participated in the war. It first looks at the contribution of the Sikhs to the war, which was providing 100,000 Sikh soldiers to ... More


Gurdwara Reform: Rise of the Akali Immortals

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter talks about the gurdwaras, specifically its evolution and importance in the social life of the Sikhs. The discussion in this chapter aims to provide a full grasp of the importance of the ... More


Amritsar

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/9780195693430.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the crisis that occurred in Amritsar during the late 1910s. It begins by discussing Gandhi’s movement—or the day of hartal—against the passing of the Rowlatt Bills. It shows ... More


Sikri before Akbar

Syed Ali Nadeem Rezavi

in Fathpur Sikri Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198084037
eISBN:
9780199082568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084037.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

Archaeological evidence points out habitation in the area since the PGW period. The site flourished during the Sunga period and further developed under the Sikarwar Rajputs who built a fortress at ... More


Destiny as It Was: The Story of an Enlightened Family

Mushirul Hasan

in When Stone Walls Cry: The Nehrus in Prison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466894
eISBN:
9780199087396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466894.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter discusses both Motilal Nehru’s efforts toward Hindu–Muslim amity as well as Jawaharlal Nehru’s own political character and his stance on syncretism. It first makes a comparison between ... More


Exposing State Terror: The Rowlatt Satyagraha, 1919

David Hardiman

in The Nonviolent Struggle for Indian Freedom, 1905-19

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190920678
eISBN:
9780190943233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190920678.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

The subject of the fifth chapter is the first major all-India campaign led by Gandhi, the Rowlatt Satyagraha of 1919. This was in reaction to oppressive legislation being introduced by the British to ... More


Simla, Britain, India

Uma Das Gupta (ed.)

in Friendships of 'Largeness and Freedom': Andrews, Tagore, and Gandhi : An Epistolary Account, 1912-1940

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481217
eISBN:
9780199091133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481217.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

As early as 1915, Andrews wrote that ‘Simla is the meeting place for all the wrongs and injustices and tyrannies of all the millions of all India.’ Gandhi wrote in Navajivan on 26 October 1919: ‘The ... More


Jallianwala Bagh and Its Aftermath

Ruchi Ram Sahni

in A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab: Ruchi Ram Sahni, 1863-1948

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199474004
eISBN:
9780199089864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474004.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter is an account of Ruchi Ram Sahni’s role behind the scenes in the Congress Enquiry Committee Report on the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 1919, and a first-person account of the breakdown ... More


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