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Does Afforestation Ensure Sustainability? A Study of the Haors of Bangladesh 1

A. K. Enamul Haque

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter studies the biggest haor system in Bangladesh, the Hakaluki Haor, located in the Sylhet and Moulvi Bazar districts of north-eastern Bangladesh which has been declared an Ecologically ... More


“Sensational and Dramatic Enough”: 1880 to 1913

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The afterword summarizes the high points of Mary Edwards Bryan’s life from the 1880 publication of Manch until her death at Clarkston, Georgia, in 1913. The authors assess the impact upon Mary of a ... More


The Alliance Under Strain

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the weakening alliance of the Indian Muslims and the British Raj, which was based on the perceived common interests of the British officials and Muslim leaders. However, due to ... More


The Mundane: Critique as Social-Cultural Practice

Irfan Ahmad

in Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635095
eISBN:
9781469635101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635095.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows critique among non-intellectuals, as practised in an outstanding peace movement in history—the ḳhudāī ḳhidmatgār (servants of God), led by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan. It discusses the ... More


Recovering Bishnupriya’s Loss

Varuni Bhatia

in Unforgetting Chaitanya: Vaishnavism and Cultures of Devotion in Colonial Bengal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190686246
eISBN:
9780190686277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686246.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Shri Bishnupriya Patrika was one of the earliest Vaishnava periodicals in Bengal, published by the stridently anticolonial Amrita Bazar Patrika publishing house. The chapter analyses this key journal ... More


Bāzārs and Markets

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/9780198084037.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

Markets play a distinctive role in the growth of a city. There were at least four separate bazars and markets, one each, as in Timurid encampments, in the four corners, while the fifth was situated ... More


Writing, Literary Sape, and Reading in Mabanckou’s Black Bazar

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses two principal cultural works: Ivorian Coupé-décalé music and Alain Mabanckou’s novel Black Bazar (2009). On its surface, Black Bazar seems to participate in the larger trend of ... More


Muharram in Multan

Richard K. Wolf

in The Voice in the Drum: Music, Language, and Emotion in Islamicate South Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038587
eISBN:
9780252096501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038587.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter describes Muharram Ali's observations of the drumming and other music traditions of Multan during his journey to the Pakistani city. Ali's journey begins when he attended a majlis at ... More


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