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The Colonial Legacy

Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

in The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the making of State Power.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144260
eISBN:
9780199833931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144260.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Malaya and India, the British devised a system of indirect rule whereby they relied on local norms, social organizations, and indigenous institutions of authority such as landlords and sultans who ... More


‘Beware Oh Petticoats! There Be Leeches in These Parts’: Reading Gender, Indigeneity, and Tribal Authority in T.H. Lewin’s Archive, c. 1864–75

Angma Dey Jhala

in An Endangered History: Indigeneity, Religion, and Politics on the Borders of India, Burma, and Bangladesh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493081
eISBN:
9780199096909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493081.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter critiques the voluminous published and unpublished writings of Thomas H. Lewin, the first British deputy commissioner and would-be ethnographer of the CHT during the 1860s and 1870s. He ... More


The Brutal Embrace: Let it Stand

Sudhir Chandra

in Enslaved Daughters: Colonialism, Law and Women's Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695731
eISBN:
9780199080311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695731.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses how Rukhmabai’s resistance in Farran’s court raised to a new plane her challenge to both colonial law and indigenous social authority. The case was finally settled in July ... More


Epilogue: Final Words about and from Bautista

Elisa Eastwood Pulido

in The Spiritual Evolution of Margarito Bautista: Mexican Mormon Evangelizer, Polygamist Dissident, and Utopian Founder, 1878-1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190942106
eISBN:
9780190942137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942106.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Bautista’s life provides a Mormon chapter to the history of conflict over leadership between Euro-American missionary movements and their indigenous converts. Insistence on indigenous ecclesiastical ... More


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