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Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Javed Majeed

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Drawing on contemporary critical work on colonialism and the cross-cultural encounter, this book is a study of the emergence of utilitarianism as a new political language in Britain in the late-18th ... More


Sir William Jones

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter defines and considers the four dominant themes to Sir William Jones's work: his study of Sanskrit and his formulation of the family of Indo-European languages; his project for a digest ... More


Polymorphic Nature, Polytheistic Culture, and the Orientalist Imaginaire

Brian K. Pennington

in Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Alongside the development of missionary discourses about Hinduism, Orientalists in the employ of the East India Company derived their own sets of idioms and tropes to represent Hindu traditions. ... More


Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Michael J. Franklin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

Sir William Jones (1746–94), poet, philologist, polymath, polyglot, and acknowledged legislator was the foremost Orientalist of his generation and one of the greatest intellectual navigators of all ... More


Claiming Kin in Calcutta: Jones Discovers the Indo-European Family of Languages

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter begins at a high point with the triumvirate of Jones's judgeship, knighthood, and marriage; and a passage to India, ironically overshadowed by a seditious libel trial of The Principles ... More


Robert Southey and the Oriental Renaissance

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Robert Southey's Thalaba the Destroyer (1801) and The Curse of Kehama (1810) reflect a revival of interest in the history, literature, and antiquities of non-European cultures. His notes to both ... More


The Second Bank of the United States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the creation of the 2 BUS and the differences that existed between it and the First Bank of the United States (1 BUS). It also examines the early operations of the 2 BUS and ... More


The States versus the Second Bank of the United States

Richard Ellis E.

in Aggressive Nationalism: McCulloch v. Maryland and the Foundation of Federal Authority in the Young Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195323566
eISBN:
9780199788705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323566.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the impact of the Panic of 1819 on the 2 BUS, the congressional investigation of the activities of the 2 BUS, the removal of William Jones as its President, and how relations ... More


Introduction: William R. Jones and the Challenge of Black Theodicy

Sherman A. Jackson

in Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382068
eISBN:
9780199852437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382068.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter aims to bring the classical Sunni theological tradition to bear on the modern debate over black theodicy, most specifically as instigated by the classic and controversial work of William ... More


The Death of William Jones: Indian, Anthropologist, Murder Victim

Kiara M. Vigil

in Indigenous Visions: Rediscovering the World of Franz Boas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300196511
eISBN:
9780300235678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196511.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

On March 21, 1910, the Supreme Court of the Philippines issued a ruling in The United States v. The Ilongots Palidat et al., a criminal case prosecuted by the US government against three indigenous ... More


Making Sense: An Englishman and Calcutta

Peter Robb

in Sentiment and Self: Richard Blechynden's Calcutta Diaries, 1791-1822

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075127
eISBN:
9780199080878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075127.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the manners and morals in colonial Calcutta. Richard Blechynden and other colonials developed a complex web of relations amongst themselves and with the Indians. The chapter ... More


Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering

Sherman A Jackson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195382068
eISBN:
9780199852437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382068.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In his controversial 1973 book, Is God a White Racist?, William R. Jones sharply criticized black theologians for their agnostic approach to black suffering, noting that the doctrine of an ... More


Introduction

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the emergence of utilitarianism as a political language in Britain in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, focusing upon James Mill's The History of British India (1817). It ... More


The Mosaic Ethnology of Asiatick Jones

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Aryans and British India

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205468
eISBN:
9780520917927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205468.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a historical background of the Indo-European concept, which was named by Arthur Young and was first proposed by Sir William Jones, the founder and first president of the Asiatic ... More


British Indophobia

Thomas R. Trautmann

in Aryans and British India

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520205468
eISBN:
9780520917927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520205468.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of British Indophobia or British lack of enthusiasm for India. It explains that the Indophobia that became the norm in the early nineteenth century was ... More


“Paths Too Long Obscure”:: The Translations of Jones and Müller

Padma Rangarajan

in Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the changing dynamics of nineteenth-century orientalist scholarship through the work of two of its most famous scholars: William Jones and Max Müller. Using Jones’s Hindoo ... More


Young America’s Critic (1845–1846)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396324
eISBN:
9780199852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the developments in Margaret Fuller’s career as literary critic for the New York Tribune. In June 1845 Fuller started to pick up the pace of her writing and decided to throw ... More


Oxford and the Empire

Richard Symonds

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Oxford University is still amply reminded of its imperial past. A statue of Cecil Rhodes faces the High Street from the building which Oriel College erected with his money, each of his feet planted ... More


Conclusion: Mill's History as a ‘Classic in the History of Philistinism’ 1

Javed Majeed

in Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill's The History of British India and Orientalism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117865
eISBN:
9780191671098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117865.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book has argued that the emergence of utilitarianism and the conservative ideology which it attacked in the early 19th century was closely involved with the British imperial experience in India. ... More


The Classics and Colonial India

Phiroze Vasunia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203239
eISBN:
9780191746598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203239.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greeks and Romans, Indians and Britons, all come together in the exploration of a fascinating and under-explored phenomenon. Written by a leading authority in the subject, this book provides a lively ... More


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