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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 445–485.
Published: 01 August 2005
...William Dalrymple Duke University Press 2005 Symposium: Imperial Trauma, Part 2 ASSIMILATION AND TRANSCULTURATION IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY INDIA A Response to Pankaj Mishra William Dalrymple In a characteristically thoughtful and elegant...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Anthony Pagden Subrahmanyam Sanjay , Europe’s India: Words, People, Empires, 1500 – 1800 ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 ), 416 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 143–144.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Clifford Geertz Meera Nanda, Prophets Facing Backwards: Postmodern Critiques of Science and Hindu Nationalism in India (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2003), 288 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 529–530.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Richard Jenkyns Vasunia Phiroze , The Classics and Colonial India . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 190–206.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michiko Urita This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Peace by Other Means” demonstrates how, even as religious strife is pervasive in India, classical Hindustani music has remained a transreligious and intercommunal medium. Indeed, music is one of the few domains in which Hindu-Muslim...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Velcheru Narayana Rao; Sanjay Subrahmanyam The essay reflects in an elegiac mode on a now largely forgotten (or effaced) body of literature from precolonial India regarding the art and business of politics. This body, known as nīti , has classical roots in Sanskrit but came in particular to be...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Francis X. Clooney William Wallace (1863–1922) came to India as an Evangelical Anglican missionary, worked in the Calcutta region from 1889 to 1896, and quickly became disillusioned about the missionary approach and the fruits of missionary activity. After his initial stay of seven years in India...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Ireland in 1799–1802. Translated from Persian to English by an Irish scholar working for the British East India Company, Charles Stewart, and published in London in two editions (1810, 1814), The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan records the author's love for the Irish and theirs for him. This mutual...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 56–89.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of “one mind” as a hermeneutical principle, Thoreau sought to overcome temporal and spatial distance in his reading and to integrate ideas and practices of these Hindu texts from ancient India selectively within his own life. Listening to the voices of Indic sages reinforced Thoreau’s own...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 269–274.
Published: 01 April 2013
... religious forms of the subcontinent. Having lived and painted in India all his life, he was forced into exile in his nineties by right-wing Hindu politicians. In London, he continued to work on a new interpretation of Indian civilization as universally relevant, in a sequence of paintings with themes from...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 490–505.
Published: 01 August 2013
... instance, other Sanskrit authors of the first millennium CE criticized Patanjali's yoga teachings for not being properly theistic and for having strong affinities to Buddhism and Jainism. Yoga was also integrated into at least one of the “religions of the book” in the medieval period: in India in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in northwest India. This transfer of technology and expertise took place even though Islam is (thought of as) fiercely resistant to alien religious influence. Religious pluralism appears to have been at work when creedal specifics were left blurry, vague, and unstipulated. © 2013 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2010) 16 (1): 22–30.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., concluding that Gandhi was a teacher of quietism and that satyagraha was a type of moral education directed at those (first the South Africans, then, more momentously, the British in India) whose spirits were imperiled by their self-confident certainty and whose manners were spoiled by their indelicacy and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 93–95.
Published: 01 January 2006
... think “that eighteenth-century India was full of aloof Curzon-like British men, of the sort found in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century India”; and that I refl ect “this stereotype back onto the very different world of the East India Company during the eighteenth and early nineteenth...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2005) 11 (3): 432–444.
Published: 01 August 2005
... millions or the even India, across network educational and ofarailroad creation British remember the to unlikely who are viceroy. ForIndians, British many tothe of protest letter ring how the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore returned his knighthood in a stir- Gandhi, under struggle...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 501.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Buddhism early reinterpret to is depends, forcoincidence. similar too are Buddhism early and thought Pyrrho’s date that to else anyone than case astronger makes Beckwith persuasive; rather argument his Ifind India, in men”them) (aswise Diogenes calls “naked with encounter of...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 325.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Francis as   nohebold was pioneer, because also such neglected been have may Visitor The times. his and Palmeiro life to brings that anarrative composing brilliantly, tered mas has Brockey these elsewhere; Rome and in archives dusty in only available India’s (1577 deNobili Robert...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 34–35.
Published: 01 January 2006
... mighthas himself Mishra (and differently received been that a study of “white Mughals” undertaken by an Indian Muslim might have Iexpect India. modern early in attitudes and intentions ancestors’ aboutter their bet-tofeel British the permit Mughals and Britons between love affairs...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 468–495.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., 1, no. 11(1913):401. India andIslamicReview Figure 1.From Muslim 4...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 167.
Published: 01 January 2018
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