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Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire
Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire "recovers the stories of five Indian Muslim scholars who, in the aftermath of the uprising of 1857, were hunted by British authorities, fled their homes in
Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire
Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire "recovers the stories of five Indian Muslim scholars who, in the aftermath of the uprising of 1857, were hunted by British authorities, fled their homes in
Unani medicine in the nineteenth-century public sphere
Unani medicine’s encounter with Western medicine in nineteenth-century north India generated a rich corpus of Unani medical texts in the vernacular Urdu. A new Unani and a new hakim (practitioner of
The Sepoys and the Company : Tradition and Transition in Northern India 1770-1830
  • S. Alavi
  • History, Economics
    The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 May 1997
Professor Alavi examines the factors used by the British when forming the East India Company's Bengal Army in the period 1770-1830. Kinship groups, diet, and caste played as important a part as the
The Eighteenth Century in India
  • S. Alavi
  • History, Economics
  • 15 September 2008
The eighteenth century in India was an important period of transition and remains the subject of continuing debate among scholars of late medieval and modern Indian history. The two main debates on
Siddiq Hasan Khan (1832-90) and the Creation of a Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the 19th century
The essay highlights the role of one individual, Nawab Siddiq Hasan Khan (1832-90), in writing the cultural and intellectual history of imperialisms. It brings his biography, journeys and
Islam and Healing: Loss and Recovery of an Indo-Muslim Medical Tradition, 1600-1900
TLDR
This chapter discusses Indo-Muslim Medicine, Encounter With The West, Public Welfare Dispensaries and Shifakhaanas In Early Nineteenth-century India, and Argumentative Hakims.
A European experience of the Mughal Orient : the Iʿjāz-i-Arsalānī (Persian letters 1773-1779) of Antoine-Louis Henri Polier
This book is an English translation of the Persian correspondence between an 18th century European military officer in India and northern Indian nobility and commoners. An extensive discursive
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