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A Man, A Plan, A Canal: Mir Ali Beg's Expeditions to the Swahili Coast, 1579–1589

Giancarlo Casale

in The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on events from 1579 to 1589. Ottoman decision makers, particularly those with an interest in the Indian Ocean, realized that in light of the myriad challenges to their rule that ... More


Kashmir’s Constitution is Framed: 1954–6

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter contains documents shedding light on how Kashmir’s Constitution was framed from 1954 to 1956. This includes the reports of the Basic Principles Committee and the Drafting Committee ... More


Chapter XII

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0066
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about the slave governor of Jáfirábád, his return to Súrat, the death of the Nuwáb's eldest daughter, the Nuwáb of Cambay and his salt pans, the death of the Nuwáb of Súrat due to ... More


The Aftermath of the 1899 Offer

A.G. Noorani

in India–China Boundary Problem 1846–1947

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070689
eISBN:
9780199081202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070689.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the status of the boundary dispute after 1899. China consistently avoided a boundary settlement without spelling out clearly its objections to any agreement. Hunza was ... More


Sailors, Merchants and Migrants: From the Sack of Baltimore to World War II

Vivian Ibrahim

in Muslims in Ireland: Past and Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696888
eISBN:
9781474412230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696888.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter examines the presence of Muslims in Ireland before World War II, placing it in the context of British colonial history of the 19th and early 20th centuries. This presence was constituted ... More


Chemical Mechanisms for Air Quality Modeling and Their Applications

Jack G. Calvert, John J. Orlando, William R. Stockwell, and Timothy J. Wallington

in The Mechanisms of Reactions Influencing Atmospheric Ozone

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190233020
eISBN:
9780197559529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233020.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

A chemical mechanism is a critical component of an air quality model. Tropospheric gas phase chemical mechanisms for air quality modeling are designed to simulate the ... More


The Friction and Rhetoric of Distance and the Alterity of Hunza

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter views the construction of remoteness at the Hunza region from the perspective of categorization and governance of imperial territory. It uses the discourses of “friction of distance” and ... More


Frontier Matters: Irrelevance, Romanticism, and Transformation of Hunza Society

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines Hunza during the postconquest era which started in 1891, the year when the region completely fell to the British Empire. Using frontier settlement and administration as a ... More


Rural Romance and Refuge from Civilization

Shafqat Hussain

in Remoteness and Modernity: Transformation and Continuity in Northern Pakistan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300205558
eISBN:
9780300213355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205558.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the construction of Hunza's remoteness within the discourse of antimodernism. During the mid-twentieth century, a number of Western medical doctors and farmers visited the ... More


The intellectual journey of a seventeenth-century Muslim philosopher

Ibrahim Kalin

in Mullā Ṣadrā

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199451173
eISBN:
9780199082858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451173.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Mulla Sadra lived during the reigns of Muhammad Khudabanda (1578–87), Shah Abbas I (1587–1629) and Shah Safi (1629–42). He grew up studying the various philosophical strands of his time including ... More


Jefe de la Plaza: The Rise of Augusto Pinochet

James Lockhart

in Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This culminating chapter examines the rise of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, an anticommunist officer who became dictator of Chile from 1973 to 1990. It assesses the coup that overthrew the Allende ... More


Mah Laqa Bai’s Men

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Mah Laqa Bai achieved fame through her talent, but her patrons and audience were all men. These include the Nizam of Hyderabad and his various ministers. This chapter documents her relationship with ... More


Among Friends

Tom McInally

in George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

After leaving the East India Company’s employment for the second time, Strachan was dependent on the goodwill of the Carmelite friars; staying with them in their convent in Isfahan. Drawing on the ... More


Secret Programs with Twelve Tones, 1925–27

Simms Bryan

in Berg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190931445
eISBN:
9780190931476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931445.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 7 covers the years 1925–27, the period in which Berg first began composing with a version of Schoenberg’s twelve-tone method. His first such work was the song “Schließe mir die Augen beide,” ... More


Inventing Indigeneity: A Storehouse of Collective Memory

Mimasha Pandit

in Performing Nationhood: The Emotional Roots of Swadeshi Nationhood in Bengal, 1905-1912

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199480180
eISBN:
9780199099764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199480180.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Centered on the texts of performance, the first chapter critically analyses the nature of keywords in the text to understand the processes of influence that were at work in the sphere of print media. ... More


Poetry and the Public in Aurangzeb’s Delhi

Abhishek Kaicker

in The King and the People: Sovereignty and Popular Politics in Mughal Delhi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190070670
eISBN:
9780190070700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190070670.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Asian History

In 1658, the emperor Aurangzeb began his long reign on the Mughal throne. This chapter shows how Aurangzeb’s vision of sovereignty diverged from that of his predecessors, in lessening the emphasis on ... More


Sufi Shrines for Hindu Devotees

Daniel Gold

in Provincial Hinduism: Religion and Community in Gwalior City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190212483
eISBN:
9780190212513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212483.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The chapter explores some Sufi shrines in Gwalior and asks why Hindus go to them, particularly in an era that has seen the rise of Hindu nationalism. The chapter first looks briefly at Sufi shrines ... More


Indian Homoeroticism

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The prologue begins with modern India and goes back to ancient and medieval India. Along with monogamy, the concept of homosexuality was introduced in India by guilt-ridden Christianity. Muslim ... More


1918: An Insurgent Constitution

Massimiliano Tomba

in Insurgent Universality: An Alternative Legacy of Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190883089
eISBN:
9780190883119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883089.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

The fourth chapter analyzes the alternative routes of modernization that were encapsulated in the Russian revolutionary streams of 1917–18. From the perspective of modern Western constitutionalism, ... More


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