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Empire and Information: Intelligence Gathering and Social Communication in India, 1780-1870
  • C. Bayly
  • History, Sociology
  • 1 February 1998
List of maps Preface Glossary List of abbreviations Introduction 1. Prologue: surveillance and communication in early modern India 2. Political intelligence and indigenous informants during theExpand
The Birth of the Modern World, 1780-1914: Global Connections and Comparisons
  • C. Bayly
  • Political Science, History
  • 2 December 2003
List Of Illustrations.List Of Tables And Maps.Series Editor's Preface.Acknowledgements.Introduction.The Organization Of The Book.Problem One: 'Prime Movers' And The Economic Factor.Problem Two:Expand
Indian society and the making of the British Empire
List of maps General editor's preface Preface Introduction 1. India in the eighteenth century: the formation of states and social groups 2. Indian capital and the emergence of colonial society 3. TheExpand
Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion, 1770-1870
  • C. Bayly
  • Sociology, Economics
  • 1 February 1985
This path-breaking work on the social and economic history of colonial India traces the evolution of north Indian towns and merchant communities from the decline of Mughal dominion to theExpand
Recovering Liberties: Indian Thought in the Age of Liberalism and Empire
  • C. Bayly
  • Political Science, History
  • 29 December 2011
Preface Introduction: the meanings of liberalism in colonial India 1. The social and intellectual contexts of early Indian liberalism, c.1750-1840 2. The advent of liberal thought in India:Expand
Imperial Meridian: The British Empire and the World, 1780-1830
Introduction. 1. Political and Social Change in the Muslim Empires, 1600-1800. 2. Crisis and Reorganisation in Muslim Asia. 3. War, Empire and the Colonies of Settlement to 1790. 4. Britain's NewExpand
The social life of things: The origins of swadeshi (home industry): cloth and Indian society, 1700–1930
After 1905, the import of British-made cloth into India and the ensuing destruction of Indian handicraft production became the key theme of Indian nationalism. In the hands first of Bengali leadersExpand
Origins of Nationality in South Asia: Patriotism and Ethical Government in the Making of Modern India
This book considers the ideological and institutional antecedents of mature Indian nationalism. It argues that patriotism is a useful concept with which to understand India in the eighteenth andExpand
AHR Conversation: On Transnational History
This year, the AHR inaugurates what we hope to be an annual “Conversation” on topics of wide interest to historians. Inspired by our sister journal, the Journal of American History, which two yearsExpand