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Bayly, C. A. (Christopher Alan)

Works: 111 works in 505 publications in 6 languages and 13,218 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Exhibition catalogs  Conference proceedings  Atlases  Art 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DA16, 327.12405409034
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Most widely held works by C. A Bayly
Empire and information intelligence gathering and social communication in India, 1780-1870 by C. A Bayly( )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth of the modern world, 1780-1914 : global connections and comparisons by C. A Bayly( Book )
49 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,344 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 )
21 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
På omslaget: The rise and fall of the greatest empire the world has ever known
Indian society and the making of the British Empire by C. A Bayly( Book )
55 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,185 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
Forgotten armies : the fall of British Asia, 1941-1945 by C. A Bayly( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,098 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."--BOOK JACKET
Modernity and culture from the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean ( )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 739 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 the concept of modernity. The book examines not only the "high" culture of scholars and the literati, but also popular music, the visual arts, and journalism. The contributors incorporate discussion of the way in which the business in both commodities and ideas was conducted in the increasingly cosmopolitan cities of the time. -- Publisher description
Imperial meridian : the British empire and the world, 1780-1830 by C. A Bayly( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rulers, townsmen, and bazaars : north Indian society in the age of British expansion, 1770-1870 by C. A Bayly( Book )
38 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume traces the evolution of north Indian towns and merchant communities from the decline of Moghul dominion to the consolidation of Britain's empire in India following the 1857 mutiny
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 555 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"--Dust jacket
The Raj : India and the British, 1600-1947 ( Book )
14 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The peasant armed : the Indian revolt of 1857 by Eric Stokes( Book )
7 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origins of nationality in South Asia : patriotism and ethical government in the making of modern India by C. A Bayly( Book )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 336 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
Forgotten wars : the end of Britain's Asian Empire by C. A Bayly( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 331 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
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 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tributary empires in global history by Peter F Bang( Book )
11 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 288 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
The local roots of Indian politics : Allahabad, 1880-1920 by C. A Bayly( Book )
9 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new Cambridge history of India by John F Richards( Book )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Giuseppe Mazzini and the globalisation of democratic nationalism 1830-1920 ( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 240 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
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 )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the world's greatest historians shows how Indians appropriated liberalism to argue for rights, representation and a better society
Two colonial empires by C. A Bayly( Book )
17 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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