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Author O'Sullivan, Michael, 1988- author.

Title No birds of passage : a history of Gujarati Muslim business communities, 1800-1975 / Michael O'Sullivan
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2023

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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contents The Making of Gujarati Muslim Middle Power, c. 1800-1850 -- The Vise of Legal Exceptionalism and Colonial Capitalism, 1850-1880 -- Clarifying and Contesting Religious Authority, 1880-1914 -- Racialized Empire, Thrifting, and Swadeshi, 1880-1912 -- Corporate Crises from the Balkan Wars to the Great Depression, 1912-1929 -- The Battle over Jamaat Trusts, 1923-1935 -- The Jamaats and the End of the Raj, 1936-1947 -- Decolonization and Postcolonial Dilemmas, 1947-1975
Summary "A sweeping account of three Gujarati Muslim trading castes - the Bohras, Khojas, and Memons - whose commercial success over nearly two centuries sheds new light on the history of capitalism, Islam, and empire in South Asia"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis bombay
corporations
diaspora
exchange
inequality
ismaili
jamaat
minorities
sarkar
sectarianism
sunni
twelver shiism
Notes Includes index
Description based on print version record
Subject Ismailites -- India -- History
Khojahs -- India -- History
Memons -- India -- History
Business -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
International business enterprises -- India -- History
Capitalism -- India -- History
HISTORY / Asia / South / India
Business -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Capitalism
Commerce
Economic history
International business enterprises
Ismailites
Khojahs
Memons
SUBJECT India -- Commerce -- History
Gujarat (India) -- Economic conditions
Subject India
India -- Gujarat
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674294974
0674294971