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Savage City: Locating Colonial Modernity

Alan Johnson

in Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on Kipling's travelogue of Calcutta, City of Dreadful Night, to demonstrate how Europe's experience of late nineteenth-century urbanism, particularly in regard to spectacle and ... More


A Joint Enterprise

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/9780816670369.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter establishes the concept that Bombay was built and controlled jointly by the colonial rulers and the Indian and European mercantile and industrial elite to serve the interests of these ... More


Watering the Nations: Riga and the Northern Crusades

Kevin C. O'Connor

in The House of Hemp and Butter: A History of Old Riga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747687
eISBN:
9781501747700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747687.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the notion of Riga as a “city of God” to which thousands of monk-knights and other warriors arrived to do battle with the pagans in Livonia, which the crusaders called the “Land ... More


King-Killing Republicans: Rebellion and the Making of a British Common Cause

Brad A. Jones

in Resisting Independence: Popular Loyalism in the Revolutionary British Atlantic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754012
eISBN:
9781501754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754012.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that many Britons across the Atlantic remained loyal in the early months of 1775. A significant minority of New Yorkers, in fact, opted for loyalty over rebellion. They took to ... More


Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Prashant Kidambi, Manjiri Kamat, and Rachel Dwyer (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

‘City of Gold’, ‘Urbs Prima in Indis’, ‘Maximum City’: no Indian metropolis has captivated the public imagination quite like Mumbai. The past decade has seen an explosion of historical writing on the ... More


Possessing the City: Property and Politics in Delhi, 1911-1947

Anish Vanaik

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848752
eISBN:
9780191883132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848752.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

This book is a social history of the property market in late-colonial Delhi; a period of much turbulence and transformation. It argues that historians of South Asian cities must connect ... More


Beyond Europe

Clive Emsley

in A Short History of Police and Policing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198844600
eISBN:
9780191880155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844600.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter looks at other parts of the world that were mainly absorbed into European empires and what this meant for their experience of policing. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century colonists ... More


Conclusion: Reimagining Loyalism in a Postwar British Atlantic

Brad A. Jones

in Resisting Independence: Popular Loyalism in the Revolutionary British Atlantic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754012
eISBN:
9781501754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754012.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This concluding chapter describes how, in Britain's postwar Atlantic empire, subjects in the four colonial port cities voiced a greater commitment to monarchical government, but they also expressed a ... More


The British Lion Is Rouzed: The Franco-American Alliance and a New British Common Cause

Brad A. Jones

in Resisting Independence: Popular Loyalism in the Revolutionary British Atlantic

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754012
eISBN:
9781501754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754012.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter assesses how the Franco-American alliance of 1778 consolidated popular definitions of loyalism. As news of Congress's alliance with France circled the Atlantic in the summer of 1778, ... 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


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