Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 21 items for:

Social Sciences x Asian Politics x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Afghan Merchants of the North London Marshes

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 21614 words.

This chapter turns its attention to the activities of Afghan traders in London and seeks to brings together three key themes that have been important to the ethnography presented across the...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Afghan Migrants and Urban Life in Central Asia

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 19684 words.

This chapter explores Afghan traders’ experiences of and reflections on life in a range of settings across the former Soviet Union. It documents the ways in which traders talk about their...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Afghan Trading Networks in Central Asia

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 15338 words.

This chapter charts the varying roles played by Afghans as merchants, traders, credit providers, and shopkeepers in Tajikistan. Afghans who belong to very different social categories from...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

After Diplomacy

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 12411 words.

The ethnographic material presented in this chapter addresses the significance of trust to the traders’ activities through a consideration of the importance of practices of hospitality to...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Becoming National

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 12180 words.

This chapter explains why the pan-ethnic conception of Indian national identity associated with the Indian National Congress was able to mobilize support in the Tamil-speaking areas, and...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Becoming National

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 10268 words.

This chapter shows how and why pan-ethnic nationalism did not develop in colonial Sri Lanka despite arguably more propitious conditions. Although there were efforts to develop a pan-ethnic...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Conclusion

Madurika Rasaratnam.

in Tamils and the Nation

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 2267 words.

This book explains the divergent resolutions of the Tamil question in India and Sri Lanka, despite comparable conditions, to the different conceptions of national identity that emerged...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Conclusions

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 3000 words.

The conclusion explores the implications of the material presented in the book in relationship to three themes: the significance of the trading activities of Afghans to Central Asia’s...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Everyday Diplomacy on Afghanistan’s Central Asian Frontiers

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 18278 words.

This chapter explores the ways in which traders reflect upon the wider implications that the forms of flexibility, skill, wit, and cleverness which are so central to their working lives...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Introduction

Magnus Marsden.

in Trading Worlds

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian Politics. 18764 words.

The introduction introduces the aims and scope of the book and its over-arching arguments. It situates the book’s ethnographic material on Afghan traders in relationship to scholarly work...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract