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The C.A Bayly Omnibus: Comprimising The Local Roots of Indian Politics; Rural Conflict and the Roots of Indian Nationalism; Rulers, townsmen, and Bazaars; Origins of Nationality in South Asia

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This Omnibus brings together the seminal writings of distinguished academician, C.A. Bayly. It consists of three books and an article:

'The Local Roots of Indian Politics: Allahabad 1880-1920' (Oxford University Press, 1975): analyses the participation of prominent leaders and different groups in colonial institutions and the freedom movement in Uttar Pradesh.

'Rural Conflict and the Roots of Indian Nationalism: Allahabad District since 1800' from Paul R. Brass and Francis Robinson (ed.), The Indian National Congress and Indian Society, 1885-1985: Ideology, Social Structure and Political Dominance (Chanakya Publications, 1986) explores Congress alliance with powerful interests in the countryside and the conservatism of rural politics in central UP.

'Rulers, Townsmen, and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870' (Cambridge University Press 1983): traces the evolution of north Indian towns, rural bazaars, and merchant communities and networks from the decline of Mughal dominion to the consolidation of Britain's empire in India following the 1857 'mutiny'.

Origins of Nationality in South Asia: Patriotism and Ethical Government in the Making of Modern India (Oxford University Press 1998): deals with the ideological and social background of India's regional and pan-Indian nationalist movements that emerged at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198062561
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/4/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 1274
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Meet the Author

C.A. Bayly is Vere Harmsworth Professor of Imperial and Naval History, St Catharine's College, Cambridge

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Table of Contents

Introduction by C.A. Bayly.

I. The Local Roots of Indian Politics Allahabad 1880-1920
List Of Maps And Tables, Abbreviations, Select Glossary Of Indian Words
1 Introduction
2 Allahabad In 1880
3 Social Groups And Their Political Horizons
4 The Local Political Response, 1880-1894
5 The Congress In A Locality, 1885-1892
6 Local Politics In Equilibrium, 1894-1906
7 The Extremist Movement In Allahabad, 1906-1909
8 The Drift Into Radicalism, 1909-1918
9 The Non-Cooperation Movement In Allahabad, 1918-1922
10 Conclusion, Appendix, Bibliography, Index

II. 'Rural Conflict and the Roots of Indian Nationalism' Allahabad District since 1800
From Paul R. Brass and Francis Robinson (ed.) The Indian National Congress and Indian Society, 1885-1985 Ideology, Social Structure and Political Dominance

III. Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars
List of maps, Preface, Abbreviations, Notes on the use of Indian words and on geography
Introduction
1 Prologue: War and society in eighteenth-century India
2 Agriculture, ecology and politics
3 Stability and change in the cities, 1770-1810
4 The rise of the corporations
5 The growth of political stability in India, 1780-1810
6 The indigenous origins of the 'colonial economy'
7 The crisis of the north Indian political economy, 1825-45
8 Conflict and change in the cities, 1800-57
9 Small towns in the political economy: the qasbah under pressure
10 The merchant family
11 The merchant family as a business enterprise
12 Towns, trade and society after the Great Rebellion
Conclusions, Epilogue to the Indian Edition, Bibliographic note, Glossary, Index

IV. Origins of Nationality in South Asia
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Patriotism and Political Ethics in Indian History
2 The Consolidation of Indian Patrias and the Colonial Encounter
3 Patriotism and Ethical Government, c. 1780-1860
4 Patriotism and Nationalist
5 From Ritual to Ceremony: Death Ritual and Society in Hindu North, India since 1600
6 The Origins of Swadeshi (Home Industry): Cloth and Indian Society, 1700-1860
7 The Pre-history of 'Communalism'? Religious Conflict in India, 1700-1860
8 The British Military-Fiscal State and Indigenous Resistance: India 1750-1820
9 Returning the British to South Asian History: The Limits of Colonial Hegemony
Epilogue: Historiographical and Autobiographical Note
Index
Introduction by C.A. Bayly.
I. The Local Roots of Indian Politics Allahabad 1880-1920 List Of Maps And Tables, Abbreviations, Select Glossary Of Indian Words,
1. Introduction,
2. Allahabad In 1880,
3. Social Groups And Their Political Horizons,
4. The Local Political Response, 1880-1894,
5. The Congress In A Locality, 1885-1892,
6. Local Politics In Equilibrium, 1894-1906,
7. The Extremist Movement In Allahabad, 1906-1909,
8. The Drift Into Radicalism, 1909-1918,
9. The Non-Cooperation Movement In Allahabad, 1918-1922,
10. Conclusion, Appendix, Bibliography, Index
II. 'Rural Conflict and the Roots of Indian Nationalism' Allahabad District since 1800 from Paul R. Brass and Francis Robinson (ed.) The Indian National Congress and Indian Society, 1885-1985 Ideology, Social Structure and Political Dominance
III. Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars List of maps, Preface, Abbreviations, Notes on the use of Indian words and on geography, Introduction,
1. Prologue: War and society in eighteenth-century India,
2. Agriculture, ecology and politics,
3. Stability and change in the cities, 1770-1810,
4. The rise of the corporations,
5. The growth of political stability in India, 1780-1810,
6. The indigenous origins of the 'colonial economy',
7. The crisis of the north Indian political economy, 825-45,
8. Conflict and change in the cities, 1800-57,
9. Small towns in the political economy: the qasbah under pressure,
10. The merchant family,
11. The merchant family as a business enterprise,
12. Towns, trade and society after the Great Rebellion, Conclusions, Epilogue to the Indian Edition, Bibliographic note, Glossary, Index
IV. Origins of Nationality in South Asia Preface, Acknowledgements,
1. Patriotism and Political Ethics in Indian History,
2. The Consolidation of Indian Patrias and the Colonial Encounter,
3. Patriotism and Ethical Government, c. 1780-1860,
4. Patriotism and Nationalist,
5. From Ritual to Ceremony: Death Ritual and Society in Hindu North, India since 1600,
6. The Origins of Swadeshi (Home Industry): Cloth and Indian Society, 1700-1860,
7. The Pre-history of 'Communalism'? Religious Conflict in India, 1700-1860,
8. The British Military-Fiscal State and Indigenous Resistance: India 1750-1820,
9. Returning the British to South Asian History: The Limits of Colonial Hegemony, Epilogue: Historiographical and Autobiographical Note, Index

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