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Teaching and Research in Colonial Bombay

John Mathew and Pushkar Sohoni

in History of Universities: Volume XXXIV/1: A Global History of Research Education: Disciplines, Institutions, and Nations, 1840-1950

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192844774
eISBN:
9780191933349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844774.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Bombay did not play the kind of administrative nodal role that first Madras and later Calcutta did in terms of overarching governance in the Indian subcontinent, occupying instead a pivotal position ... More


An Unforeseen Landscape of Contradictions

Preeti Chopra

in A Joint Enterprise: Indian Elites and the Making of British Bombay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670369
eISBN:
9781452947105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670369.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines colonial Bombay's public institutions at the turn of the twentieth century, where class made its appearance as a new category of differentiation between groups. Despite the ... More


Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Jesse S. Palsetia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This volume details the life and public career of one of Bombay’s and India’s legendary individuals, who became a merchant-prince and an influential citizen in colonial Bombay. Born of humble ... More


Introduction

Jesse S. Palsetia

in Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy of Bombay: Partnership and Public Culture in Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199459216
eISBN:
9780199086337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459216.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Introduction notes Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy’s reputation in the history of Bombay and western India, and the historiography on colonial collaboration. It notes his important image as a great ... More


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