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The Advent of the People’s Court

Yoram Meital.

in Revolutionary Justice

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 13135 words.

This chapter examines the circumstances surrounding the establishment of the People’s Court and its exceptional powers. The RCC saw the tribunal as a mean to promote much broader objectives...

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Burden of History

Udayon Misra.

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 264 pages.

The work attempts to show how the shadow of Partition continues to fall over the society and politics of the state of Assam and how issues such as immigration, demographic change, language,...

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A Communal Bookstore

Shakhar Rahav.

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 11222 words.

After cultivating their moral selves in the Mutual Aid Society, Yun and his circle now founded an organization that aimed to embody their ideals and help propagate them in society. The...

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Conclusion

Shakhar Rahav.

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 3003 words.

The conclusion argues that whereas most historiography has seen May Fourth as a point of transition whose political importance is in introducing Marxist concepts, it is a transitional point...

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Conclusion

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 6954 words.

The final chapter focuses on how we may move forward to get closer to Gandhi’s vision for the nation and the world. While the Mahatma’s principles remain constant, his practices are...

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The Critical Forties I

Udayon Misra.

in Burden of History

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 14256 words.

In the 1940s, the issues of immigration, land, and identity gained an urgency that had never been witnessed before. Under the different ministries led by Syed Muhammad Saadulla, immigration...

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The Critical Forties II

Udayon Misra.

in Burden of History

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 13421 words.

The politics of the Muslim League in Assam led to the communalization of politics in the province. The Muslim League linked up the immigration and land issue with that of Pakistan and...

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Dharma and Karma in Gandhi’s Moral Philosophy

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 9669 words.

Gandhi’s philosophical framework provides for a set of principles and a search for practices considered as principles in the making. This chapter explores Gandhi’s cardinal principles,...

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Extraordinary Tribunals in Modern Egypt

Yoram Meital.

in Revolutionary Justice

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 8478 words.

This chapter discusses the genealogy of special courts in Egypt. It shows that while special tribunals were widely used since their introduction as part of the modern legal reform in the...

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From Societies to Party

Shakhar Rahav.

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 9818 words.

This chapter follows Yun Daiying as he experimented with different organizations, including his own version of a pro-Bolshevik organization called the Mutual Preservation Society (Gongcun...

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Gandhi's Dharma

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 302 pages.

When asked about his message to the world, the Mahatma famously said, ‘My life is my message.’ In him there was no room for contradiction between thought and action. His life in its...

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His Life Is His Message

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 8239 words.

This chapter is a thematic sketch of Gandhi’s life and the lessons we may learn from it. The chapter discusses his early life and his experiences in South Africa which had a profound...

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Introduction

Yoram Meital.

in Revolutionary Justice

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 6240 words.

This chapter introduces the general context of the establishment of the Revolution’s Court (1953) and the People’s Court (1954). It elaborates on the principal source of this book, the ten...

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Introduction

Shakhar Rahav.

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 5294 words.

This introductory chapter presents the book’s underlying questions and an overview of the study’s approach. It discusses the term “intellectuals,” and situates the book vis-à-vis the...

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Introduction

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 5941 words.

This book is an attempt to provide a synthetic overview of Gandhi’s person, philosophy, and practices. In the Introduction, the author mentions that the objective of the book is to make...

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Introduction

Udayon Misra.

in Burden of History

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 15450 words.

The focus of this introductory chapter is on how pre- and post-Partition politics created ruptures in Assam’s relationship with the rest of the country; of how Partition turned the region...

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Nai Talim

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 5529 words.

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s ideas on education. Gandhi recognized that education is both culture-relevant and culture-dependent. Education in the shape of formal schooling is an...

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Officers–Brothers Relations

Yoram Meital.

in Revolutionary Justice

December 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 12276 words.

This chapter examines the dramatic turnabout in the relations between the Free Officers and the Muslim Brothers. Although the prosecution and the judges ignored the detailed testimonies on...

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The Question of Sylhet and the Assamese–Bengali Divide

Udayon Misra.

in Burden of History

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 14505 words.

The Assamese–Bengali animosity in post-Partition Assam was considerably aggravated owing to the Referendum in the Bengali-speaking district of Sylhet. The question of status of the Assamese...

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Ramarajya

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 5458 words.

This chapter focuses on Gandhi’s vision of governance. The Mahatma envisioned the ideal form of governance as Ramarajya. By Ramarajya, Gandhi meant a form of government which involves the...

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