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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 August 2020
... to understand this transformation in—and decentering of—the modern state's authority, we consider the multiple sources of legal authority claimed by the East India Company (1600–1757) and the way in which it positioned its legal and political legitimacy in relation to multiple and often competing centers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2001) 21 (1-2): 24–32.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Michael H. Fisher - Persian Professor in Britain: Mirza Muhammad Ibrahim at the East India Company's College, 1826-44 Michael H. Fisher Persian in Imperial Contexts...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 404–419.
Published: 01 August 2022
... militant in colonial India. From 1818, the East India Company secured its sovereignty by designating as deviant or permissible a host of itinerant figures in and around South Asia. In police records, court transcripts, and legislative archives, pilgrims with links to Arabia accordingly began appearing...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 492–504.
Published: 01 December 2015
... small drawings, which are scanned and digitally altered. The article then focuses on The Last Post (2010), which marked a radical departure in the artist's animation practice. The Last Post deals with the history of colonial struggle and the legacy of the British East India Company in South and East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (3): 515–527.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Purnima Dhavan This article examines two early-nineteenth-century Punjabi histories to demonstrate how these texts reflect ruptures in the recording and reordering of Sikh historical memories in the decades prior to colonization. An awareness of the East India Company's interest in the records...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 625–630.
Published: 01 December 2014
... a critical examination, leaving a marily on the period after 1857, the year of the In- blind spot in the book. dian Revolt that brought about the end of the East From the perspective of the Cambridge India Company’s rule in India. The implication...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 245–258.
Published: 01 August 2007
...? despite—orin perhapsmodern of—the growth because industrial continueto and warfare costly in embroiled perpetually apparently and deeply so become dominance, ofWestern notrise mentionto the capitalism, ofprecocious beginnings the to linked so Company,was which India East...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 91–106.
Published: 01 May 2022
... companies were so successful because of their greater ability to internalize protection costs and enhance protection rents through a concentrated capacity for violence. Thus, Steensgaard demonstrates that it was the concentrated violence of the Dutch and English East India companies that explains...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 August 2007
... of and diverse peoples coming under their rule. In people from India living in Britain. These legal 1757 the East India Company’s army had gained So and moral debates had signifi cant consequences power over territory and population about three Africa...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 521–537.
Published: 01 August 2011
... (of the Wilson, librarian to the East Indian Company East India Company) resolved, in 1842, “to and Boden Professor of Sanskrit at the Univer- adopt measures for forming a Glossary of words Remaking sity of Oxford, was explicitly compiled “under in current use in various parts of India, relat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 131–141.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., zealous and ever willing to ern Arabia, the earliest known agent was an Indian carry out any work entrusted to him to the best merchant named Narottam Ramachandar Joshi, the of his ability. He is well informed about local East India Company’s Broker at Muscat during matters and, having a large...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 540–556.
Published: 01 December 2018
...: Beyond Statist Approaches and Their Critics .” American Political Science Review 85 , no. 1 ( 1991 ): 77 – 96 . Ogborn Miles . Indian Ink: Script and Print in the Making of the English East India Company . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2007 . Raman Bhavani...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (3): 618–625.
Published: 01 December 2014
... nor vertical in direc- examines networks of forced migration established tion. Whereas comparative historical sociology, by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and ex- as Patterns of Empire suggests, aims to standardize tended across the Indian Ocean arena. Go...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-stock East India Company did not begin its career in India merely as a tax collector but instead as a land speculator, leaving behind a significant imprint on the cultural history of the land market and on the economic history of British presidency towns. 2 The early decades of the twentieth century...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 463–472.
Published: 01 December 2010
...: The East India Companies and of the Indo-­Afghan Empire, 1710 – 1780 (Leiden: Brill, the Decline of the Caravan Trade (Chicago: University 1995); Gommans, Indian Frontiers and High Roads to of Chicago Press, 1974). Recent studies...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
... culture had blos- nealogy of the imagery of spinning, tracing its somed.17 The East India Company officers and roots in early colonial paintings, specifically a their families based in Patna also generated a set of paintings from the 1830s that depict the great deal of cultural activity during...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 20–26.
Published: 01 August 1981
..., to enter the business. assumed the commercial character of Gujarat's Sunderdas and his father jointly owned the coastal towns. The East India Company used family business and property, and they the assistance of native traders and bankers. lived jointly-until Nulji Jetha...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1990) 10 (2): 57–59.
Published: 01 August 1990
... to produce a preclude any opposition to the Government because class of local administrators who would be cheaper than such opposition will inevitably be construed as English officers of the East India Company. This educa- opposition to Islam. The theocratic State, based upon tion also served...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 332–344.
Published: 01 August 2007
...- bureaucracy, and an imperial ideology in the teenth century. In 1799 East India Company shape of the concept of paramountcy. Brit- armies appeared in Egypt supporting Britain’s ish India had come to terms with the previous Ottoman ally against...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 August 1981
... And like the nationalists, Alavi ex- in India and ship them away to England: the aggerates the extent of the surplus drain. so-called "unrequited flow of surpllis to The initial phase of the East India Company England") capital accumulation and thus rule...