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The East India Company

Atul Kohli

in Imperialism and the Developing World: How Britain and the United States Shaped the Global Periphery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190069629
eISBN:
9780190069650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069629.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The motives, mechanisms, and the impact of the East India Company’s rule over India (from the mid-eighteenth to mid-nineteenth century) are analyzed. The key motive behind East India Company ... More


Introduction Delhi in Transition

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

One branch of Islamic literature often tackles didactic morality, referring especially to adab, manners, and ‘professional’ etiquette. This chapter describes the Sharif culture of nineteenth century ... More


‘The National Drama of the Hindus’: Harishchandra of Banaras and the ‘Classical’ Traditions in Late Nineteenth-Century India

Vasudha Dalmia

in Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter reviews the contributions made by the British Orientalists to the aesthetics and nationalist orientation of theatre in the nineteenth-century India. It traces the shifts and changes in ... More


History, Identity, and Faith Zakaullah

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter explores the questions of history, identity and faith through a detailed analysis of the life, times and writings of Muhammad Zakaullah's. The author begins by describing how Ramchander, ... More


A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Mushirul Hasan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

While many books have been written about India's Muslim intellectuals such as Muhammad Husain Azad (1830-1910), Muhammad Zakaullah (1832–1910), Nazir Ahmad (1836–1912), Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817–1898), ... More


Interpreting Islam and Modernism Nazir Ahmad

Mushirul Hasan

in A Moral Reckoning: Muslim Intellectuals in Nineteenth-Century Delhi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195691979
eISBN:
9780199081691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195691979.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

Nazir Ahmad was not only a novelist but also a versatile scholar, a gracious teacher, and a social reformer. He and Sayyid Ahmad built a reputation as defenders of the same ideal: the harmony of ... More


The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 1: The Proud Empire

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460106
eISBN:
9780199086429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More


The Feringhees: Sir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race

Elizabeth Hamilton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460113
eISBN:
9780199086474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In The Feringhees, Elizabeth Hamilton, herself born in India, reveals through the medium of her husband’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Robert Hamilton, and her own father, Sir William Barton, the ... More


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