From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 – conference page

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1   From Subjects to Citizens: Society and the Everyday State in India and Pakistan 1947 – 1964 This research, a three-year collaboration between the History …

William Gould – Eating the king’s revenue’ and Bestowing the Bounty of the State: The Neta – Babu Nexus in Uttar Pradesh, 1945-1951

        Royal Holloway University of London Department of History and The University of Leeds School of History Event Date: 9 and 10 September 2010  Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 William Gould – Eating the king’s revenue’ and Bestowing the Bounty of the State: The Neta – Babu Nexus in Uttar Pradesh, 1945-1951 This paper …

William Gould – Policing, ‘Punishment’ and Quotidian Violence in Late Colonial and Early Independent North India

William Gould, University of Leeds Policing, ‘punishment’ and quotidian violence in late colonial and early independent north India Looking at policing UP, this paper examines the nexus between political power brokers and policemen, and the forms of violence and coercion that underpin this nexus between the 1910s and 1940s. It considers how complex forms of violence, involving social humiliation and …