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Bayly, C. A. (Christopher Alan)

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Works: 116 works in 621 publications in 7 languages and 14,832 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  Atlases  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: DA16, 909.8
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Most widely held works by C. A Bayly
The birth of the modern world, 1780-1914 : global connections and comparisons by C. A Bayly( Book )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thematic history of the world from 1780 to the onset of the First World War reveals that the world was far more 'globalised' at this time than is commonly thought. Sketches the 'ripple effects' of world crises such as the European revolutions and the American Civil War. Shows how events in Asia, Africa and South America impacted on the world as a whole. Considers the great themes of the nineteenth-century world, including the rise of the modern state, industrialisation and liberalism. Challenges and complements the regional and national approaches which have traditionally dominated history teaching and writing
Atlas of the British Empire by C. A Bayly( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

På omslaget: The rise and fall of the greatest empire the world has ever known
Forgotten armies : the fall of British Asia, 1941-1945 by C. A Bayly( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More than a military history, this account of groundbreaking battles and guerrilla campaigns creates a panoramic view of British Asia as it was ravaged by warfare, nationalist insurgency, disease, and famine. It breathes life into the armies of soldiers, civilians, laborers, businessmen, comfort women, doctors, and nurses who confronted the daily brutalities of a combat zone which extended from metropolitan cities to remote jungles, from tropical plantations to the Himalayas. Drawing upon a vast range of Indian, Burmese, Chinese, and Malay, as well as British, American, and Japanese voices, the authors make vivid one of the central dramas of the twentieth century: the birth of modern south and southeast Asia and the death of British rule."--Jacket
Indian society and the making of the British Empire by C. A Bayly( Book )

61 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume reassesses the role of Indians in the politics and economics of early colonialism. It discusses new views of the 'decline of the Moghuls' and the role of the Indian capitalists in the expansion of the English East Indian Company's trade and urban settlements. Professor Bayly considers the reasons for the inability of indigenous states to withstand the British, but also highlights the relative failure of the Company to transform India into a quiescent and profitable colony. Later chapters deal with changes in India's ecology, social organization and ideologies in the nineteenth century, and analyze the nature of Indian resistance to colonialism, including the rebellion of 1857
Imperial meridian : the British empire and the world, 1780-1830 by C. A Bayly( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this impressive and ambitious survey Dr Bayly studies the rise, apogee and decline of what has come to be called `the Second British Empire' -- the great expansion of British dominion overseas (particularly in Asia and the Middle East) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic era that, coming between the loss of America and the subsequent partition of Africa, constitutes the central phase of British imperial history
Rulers, townsmen, and bazaars : north Indian society in the age of British expansion, 1770-1870 by C. A Bayly( Book )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 the consolidation of British empire following the 1857 'mutiny'. C.A. Bayly analyses the response of the inhabitants of the Ganges Valley to the upheavals in the eighteenth century that paved the way for the incoming British. He shows how the colonial enterprise was built on an existing resilient network of towns, rural bazaars, and merchant communities; and how in turn, colonial trade and administration were moulded by indigenous forms of commerce and politics. This edition comes with a new introduction. This book is an important reading for students, scholars, and teachers of modern Indian history, economic history, and sociology
Forgotten wars : freedom and revolution in Southeast Asia by C. A Bayly( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In September 1945, after the fall of the atomic bomb -- and with it, the Japanese empire -- Asia was dominated by the British. Governing a vast crescent of land that stretched from India through Burma and down to Singapore, and with troops occupying the French and Dutch colonies in southern Vietnam and Indonesia, Britain's imperial might had never seemed stronger. Yet within a few violent years, British power in the region would crumble, and myriad independent nations would struggle into existence. Christopher Bayly and Tim Harper show how World War II never really ended in these ravaged Asian lands but instead continued in bloody civil wars, anti-colonial insurrections, and inter-communal massacres. These years became the most formative in modern Asian history, as Western imperialism vied with nascent nationalist and communist revolutionaries for political control"--Jacket
Empire and information : intelligence gathering and social communication in India, 1780-1870 by C. A Bayly( Book )

36 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a penetrating account of the evolution of British intelligence gathering in India, C. A. Bayly shows how networks of Indian spies were recruited by the British to secure military, political and social information about their subjects. He also examines the social and intellectual origins of these 'native informants', and considers how the colonial authorities interpreted and often misinterpreted the information they supplied. It was such misunderstandings which ultimately contributed to the failure of the British to anticipate the rebellions of 1857. The author argues, however, that even before this, complex systems of debate and communication were challenging the political and intellectual dominance of the European rulers
The Raj : India and the British, 1600-1947 by C. A Bayly( Book )

20 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peasant armed : the Indian revolt of 1857 by Eric Stokes( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten wars : the end of Britain's Asian Empire by C. A Bayly( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Packed with entertaining and disturbing stories and with new accounts of the disastrous British military takeovers of Java and Vietnam in 1945, this title shows how the mishandling of the latter led directly to the Vietnam War
Origins of nationality in South Asia : patriotism and ethical government in the making of modern India by C. A Bayly( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book Professor Bayly considers the ideological and social antecedents of India's nationalist movements - all-India as well as regional - which emerged at the end of the nineteenth century." "This book, by a major historian of modern India, is indispensable for all who are interested in Indian history, culture and politics."--Jacket
Tributary empires in global history by Peter F Bang( Book )

13 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pioneering volume comparing the great historical empires, such as the Roman, Mughal and Ottoman. Leading interdisciplinary thinkers study tributary empires from diverse perspectives, illuminating the importance of these earlier forms of imperialism to broaden our perspective on modern concerns about empire and the legacy of colonialism
Reappraisals in overseas history : essays on post-war historiography about European expansion( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modernity and culture : from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the 1890s and 1920s, cities in the vast region stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean were experiencing political, social, economic, and cultural changes that had been set in motion at least since the early nineteenth century. As the age of pre-colonial empires gave way to colonial and national states, there was a sense that a particular liberalism of culture and economy had been irretrievably lost to a more intolerant age. Avoiding such dichotomies as East/West and modernity/tradition, this book provides a comparative analysis of contested versions of th
The local roots of Indian politics : Allahabad, 1880-1920 by C. A Bayly( Book )

10 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giuseppe Mazzini and the globalisation of democratic nationalism 1830-1920( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Giuseppe Mazzini - Italian patriot, humanist, and republican - was one of the most celebrated and revered political activists and thinkers of the nineteenth century. This volume is the first to compare and contrast the perception of his thought and the transformation of his image across the world. Mazzini's contribution to the Italian Risorgimento was unparalleled; he stood for a 'religion of humanity'; he argued against tyranny, and for universal education, a democratic franchise and the liberation of women. The papers in this volume reflect the range of Mazzini's political thought, discussing his vision of international relations, his concept of the nation and the role of arts in politics. And they detail how his writings and reputation influenced nations and leaders across Europe, the Americas, and India. Linking the study of political history to the history of art, literature and religion, this volume is essential reading for all those interested in modern nationalism and the history of democracy."--Jacket
The new Cambridge history of India( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two colonial empires by C. A Bayly( Book )

18 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By C.A. Bayly and D.H.A. Kolff The papers published in this volume were originally presented at two meetings of the Cambridg~-Leiden group for the comparative study of colonial India and Indonesia he1d in June 1979 and September 1982. These meetings were jointly sponsored by the Centre for the History of European Expansion at Leiden and the Centre for South Asian Studies at Cambridge. The Cambridge Centre had been restricted to the study of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma and Nepal but had recently incorporated Southeast Asia into its area of interest; the Leiden Centre, which had encouraged comparative study from the beginning, necessarily found itself concentrating attention on Indonesias as the most important region of the former Dutch colonial empire. The meetings were intended to be exploratory, as much to alert the participants to work being done in the respective countries and to their different types of academic discourse as to compare 'India' and 'Indonesia'. Nor were the meetings intended to be exclusive. Scholars from several British and Netherlands Universities were involved from the beginning. More recently a wider series of conferences has been inaugurated. This brings scholars in India and Indonesia into a project wich seeks to develop the comparisons between the * two colonial societies on a more systematic basis
Recovering liberties : Indian thought in the age of liberalism and empire : the Wiles lectures given at the Queen's University of Belfast, 2007 by C. A Bayly( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the world's leading historians examines the great Indian liberal tradition, stretching from Rammohan Roy in the 1820s, through Dadabhai Naoroji in the 1880s to G. K. Gokhale in the 1900s. This powerful new study shows how the ideas of constitutional, and later 'communitarian' liberals influenced, but were also rejected by their opponents and successors, including Nehru, Gandhi, Indian socialists, radical democrats and proponents of Hindu nationalism. Equally, Recovering Liberties contributes to the rapidly developing field of global intellectual history, demonstrating that the ideas we associate with major Western thinkers - Mills, Comte, Spencer and Marx - were received and transformed by Indian intellectuals in the light of their own traditions to demand justice, racial equality and political representation. In doing so, Christopher Bayly throws fresh light on the nature and limitations of European political thought and re-examines the origins of Indian democracy
 
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Forgotten armies : the fall of British Asia, 1941-1945Indian society and the making of the British EmpireImperial meridian : the British empire and the world, 1780-1830Rulers, townsmen, and bazaars : north Indian society in the age of British expansion, 1770-1870Forgotten wars : freedom and revolution in Southeast AsiaEmpire and information : intelligence gathering and social communication in India, 1780-1870The Raj : India and the British, 1600-1947Forgotten wars : the end of Britain's Asian Empire