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Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America

Dohra Ahmad

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195332766
eISBN:
9780199868124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332766.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines anti-colonial discourse during the understudied but critical period before World War II, with a specific focus on writers and activists based in the United States. The book ... More


A Periodical Nation

Dohra Ahmad

in Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195332766
eISBN:
9780199868124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332766.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter investigates the imaginative space produced by the New York–based Indian nationalist periodical Young India, published by Lala Lajpat Rai between 1918 and 1920. Like other periodicals, ... More


The Call to Arms

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses the events after the death of Guru Arjun. If Emperor Jehangir, who was responsible for the guru's death, hoped that the Sikhs would be cowed after the incident, he was ... More


Greeting the State

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In 2010, a delegation of Papua New Guinean politicians travelled to a remote village called Bongu, on the northern Rai Coast, to receive a petition against proposed mine activity. The encounter ... More


Land Titling and State Building in Postconflict Timor-Leste

Victoria C. Stead

in Becoming Landowners: Entanglements of Custom and Modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856663
eISBN:
9780824872991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856663.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In Timor-Leste, forms and patterns of connection to land have been transformed by the impacts of Portuguese colonialism, Indonesian occupation, and civil conflict, all of which have generated ... More


Envoy Extraordinary

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

By the summer of 1904, Indian nationalists had despaired of a favourable response to their demands from Lord Curzon or the Conservative Government in Whitehall. Things looked rather bleak, but, ... More


Crisis in the Raj

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the political storm unleashed by the arrest of Lajpat Rai, the most prominent Congress leader of the Punjab, on 9 May 1907, and his deportation, without a trial, to Burma. The ... More


Reforms on the Anvil 1

B. R. Nanda

in Gokhale: The Indian Moderates and the British Raj

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647518
eISBN:
9780199081400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647518.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The issue of constitutional reforms seemed to have receded to the background in the wake of the controversy generated by the deportation of Lajpat Rai and the Moderate–Extremist conflict. But it was ... More


The Television Musical: Glee’s New Directions

Jack Harrison

in Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032936
eISBN:
9781617032943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032936.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the temporal narrative experiment taking place in FOX’s Glee. The first section explores how musical conventions are changed by seriality, arguing that the climactic narrative ... More


Music, Borders and Nationhood in Algeria

Tony Langlois

in Algeria: Nation, Culture and Transnationalism: 1988-2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940216
eISBN:
9781786944245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940216.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the role of musical genres in the borderland between Oran in Western Algeria and Oujda in Eastern Morocco – in many ways a single cultural and economic zone that is distinct ... More


Conjugating New Bollywood

Sangita Gopal

in Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226304250
eISBN:
9780226304274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304274.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The change and evolution of Bollywood cinema can be exemplified in director Anurag Kashyap's 2009 remake of Dev D. An adaptation of Saratchandra Chatterji's 1917 novel, Devdas, this remake—unlike the ... More


Leprosy, Buddhist Karmic Illness, and Song Medicine

Andrew Edmund Goble

in Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the disease of rai or leprosy, as a medical issue. Leprosy was one of the most socially, religiously, and medically complex afflictions in medieval Japan. Prior scholarship ... More


Engaging Song Medical Knowledge

Andrew Edmund Goble

in Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue offers a number of broader observations relating to the appropriation, testing, and refining of Song medical knowledge by focusing on Kajiwara Shōzen. It first considers some issues ... More


The Making of a Munshī

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter deals with the short (but extremely rich) autobiography of a Hindu (likely Kayastha) munshī named Nek Rai from the second half of the seventeenth century. First-person narrative texts ... More


Intersectionalities Lost and Found: Same-Sex Marriage Law and the Monstrosities of Alliance

Amy L. Brandzel

in Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040030
eISBN:
9780252098239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040030.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter situates the struggle over same-sex marriage as a matter of anti-intersectional, normative citizenship, arguing that marriage has been used by the nation-state as an effective means to ... More


Making New Monuments

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

in Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The concluding section of the book looks at the most recent reclamations and recasting of architectural monuments in Delhi. One example of a medieval ruin refashioned as a Hindu site and another of ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Italy

Giuseppe Richeri and Benedetta Prario

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines media ownership and concentration in Italy. Following an overview of the Italian media landscape, the remainder of the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book ... More


Asia Rethinks Its Relation to the World

Xu Guoqi

in Asia and the Great War: A Shared History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199658190
eISBN:
9780191830860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658190.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter concentrates on the boundary-crossing movement of ideas and the development of pan-Asianism during and after the war. Many Asians, probably most, saw the Great War as simply a war of ... More


Agricultural Productivity: Crops and Yields

Shireen Moosvi

in The Economy of the Mughal Empire c. 1595: A Statistical Study

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199450541
eISBN:
9780199085491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450541.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter attempts a comparison of productivity data drawn from the A’in-i Akbarῑ with the official estimates of crop-yields in the latter part of the nineteenth century available for the ... More


India

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the various laws and enforcement agencies in India relating to the investigation and criminalization of bribery and related offenses. Although India’s principal statutes, the ... More


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