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Community as History

Gyanendra Pandey

in The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198077305
eISBN:
9780199081097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the example of a slightly different kind of local history from the Bhojpuri region, which represents just one attempt among many in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to ... More


Discrepant Ecologies in a North Indian Qasba: Protected Trees, Degraded River

Ann Grodzins Gold

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Ethnographic fieldwork in the municipality of Jahazpur, a market town and sub-district headquarters in North India, reveals contrasting roles of religiosity and identity in environmental protection. ... More


Resources of Mewat: Appropriation and Distribution

Suraj Bhan Bhardwaj

in Contestations and Accommodations: Mewat and Meos in Mughal India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199462797
eISBN:
9780199086795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199462797.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter analyzes the magnitude of land revenue and various cesses extracted by the state from the peasants, the mode of revenue payment, the mechanism of distribution of revenue demand among the ... More


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