Описание: This atlas graphically illuminates the region's history tracing back to the 8th-7th century B.C. From the spread of Islam to the invasion of the Mongols, the area has been at the crossroads of some of the world's most important developments, all succinctly explained in this book.
Описание: Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse, this new title makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of Indian imperial history. The collection will be particularly welcomed by those working in women’s and gender studies, and in women’s history, but also by those active in allied and related fields. Selected and introduced by an expert editor, the gathered materials are reproduced in facsimile, giving users a strong sense of immediacy to the texts and permitting citation to the original pagination. Women inColonial India is a veritable treasure-trove; it brings together key colonial documents and other materials which are currently widely dispersed or very difficult for scholars, researchers, and students across the globe to locate and use. In five volumes, the collection draws on a wide variety of sources, including periodicals, memoirs, parliamentary, and administrative reports. It covers crucial gendered concerns and topics, such as ‘the woman question’; female infanticide; widow-burning; education; health; and marriage. Each volume is supplemented by a substantial introduction, newly written by the learned editor, which contextualizes the collected works, and this vital reference and research resource also includes a detailed appendix providing data on the provenance of the gathered works.
Описание: Historical Dictionary of the Sufi Culture of Sindh in Pakistan and in India proposes a historical survey of Sufism of the Pakistani region of Sindh and beyond. It is inclusive of the coming of the first Sufis in the eighth century up to the present times. Furthermore, it unveils lesser known facts, such as the Sindhi Sufi culture among the Hindus of India and also the diaspora of the subcontinent (both Hindu and Muslim) who have adopted Sufism as a lifestyle.
Автор: Gurukkal, Rajan Название: Social Formations of Early South India ISBN: 0198089392 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198089391 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 1248 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book presents an incisive analysis of social formations in present-day Tamil Nadu and Kerala from pre-historic times to early medieval period. It examines the economy, technology, and the process of state formation to understand the transformation from agro-pastoral to agrarian social formation.
Автор: Wilks Название: Historical Sketches of the South of India ISBN: 1108056113 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781108056113 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4787 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Classically educated, Mark Wilks (c.1760–1831) joined the Madras army of the East India Company and would go on to serve as political resident at the court of Mysore from 1803 to 1808. He also later served as governor of Saint Helena from 1813 to 1816, during which time he witnessed the arrival of Napoleon Bonaparte. Elected to the Manx parliament in 1816, Wilks became its speaker in 1826 and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in the same year. Drawing on state records and his own experiences, he first published this acclaimed three-volume history of the kingdom of Mysore between 1810 and 1817. Volume 2 details the first (1767–9) and second (1779–84) Anglo-Mysore wars, concluding with the death of Hyder Ali (c.1720–82) and the accession of Tipu Sultan (1750–99).
Описание: Focusing on the city of Armidale during the period 1830 to 1930, this book investigates the relationship between the development of capitalism in a particular region (New England, Australia) and the expression of ideology within architectural style.
Описание: This study explores the dynamics and deadlocks in the pre-partition politics of the Punjab. With a biographical focus, it examines class, caste, religion and politics. It reflects on the life, influence and power of the Tiwanas, a landowning family of pre-partition Punjab.
Автор: Stevens, Anne H Название: British historical fiction before scott ISBN: 023024629X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230246294 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 7479 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the half century before Walter Scott`s Waverley, dozens of popular novelists produced historical fictions for circulating libraries. This book examines eighty-five popular historical novels published between 1762 and 1813, looking at how the conventions of the genre developed through a process of imitation and experimentation.
Описание: Classically educated, Mark Wilks (c.1760–1831) joined the Madras army of the East India Company and would go on to serve as political resident at the court of Mysore from 1803 to 1808. He also later served as governor of Saint Helena from 1813 to 1816, during which time he witnessed the arrival of Napoleon Bonaparte. Elected to the Manx parliament in 1816, Wilks became its speaker in 1826 and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in the same year. Drawing on state records and his own experiences, he first published this acclaimed three-volume history of the kingdom of Mysore between 1810 and 1817. Volume 1 takes the story up to 1767, Volume 2 covers the first and second Anglo-Mysore wars, and Volume 3 narrates the history of the third and fourth Anglo-Mysore war.
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