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OBAIDAH BEGUM.  Fort William College ki adabi khidmat.  Karachi: City Book Point, 2004.  442 p.

ODDIE, Geoffrey A.  ‘Anti-missionary feeling and Hindu revivalism in Madras: the Hindu Preaching and Tract Societies, 1886-1891’, in Fred W. Clothey (ed.), Images of man: religious and historical process in South Asia (Madras: New Era, 1982), pp. 217-242. 

ODDIE, Geoffrey. A.  Missionaries, rebellion and proto-nationalism: James Long of Bengal, 1814-87.  London: Curzon, 1999.  xix, 261, [5] p. of plates, ill., maps.

Discusses the indigo planting controversy and Nil-darpan.

OESTERHELD, Christina.  ‘Deputy Nazir Ahmad and the Delhi College’. , in Margrit Pernau (ed.), The Delhi College: traditional elites, the colonial state, and education before 1857 (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 299-324.

Includes discussion of Nazir Ahmad’s opinion of contemporary school text-books and of the text-books which he himself composed.

OESTERHELD, Christina.  ‘Entertainment and reform: Urdu narrative genres in the nineteenth century’, in Stuart Blackburn & Vasudha Dalmia (ed.), India’s literary history: essays on the nineteenth century (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004), pp. 167-212.

OGBORN, Miles.  Indian ink: script and print in the making of the English East India Company.  Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2007.

OHDEDAR, Aditya Kumar.  The growth of the library in modern India, 1498-1836.  Calcutta: The World Press Private Ltd.  viii, 268 p., 1966.

OJHĀ, Gaurīśankar Hīrācand, & ŚĀSTRĪ, Keśavadeva.  Nāgarī anka aura akshara.  Allahabad: ………………………………………, 1926.

In Hindi.  An illustrated history of the Nagari alphabet and numerals.  14160.aa.17 / 14156.ddd.20(1) 

‘An OLD Ceylon newspaper’, Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon Vol. 36 No. 2 (Oct. 1946), pp. 57-61.

On the Supplement to the Ceylon Government Gazette, successor to The Colombo Journal, the bi-weekly first issued 4th January 1834 and which ceased publication in 1837.

‘ON the press in India’, The Oriental Magazine Vol. V No. X (June 1826), pp. 165-233.

Concerned with the freedom of the press and government censorship.

ONDAATJE, M. P. J.  .A tabular list of original works and translations, published by the late Dutch Government of Ceylon at their printing press at Colombo’, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, New Series Vol. I (1865), pp. 141-144.

ORSINI, Francesca.  ‘Detective novels: a commercial genre in nineteenth-century North India’, in Stuart Blackburn & Vasudha Dalmia (ed.), India’s literary history: essays on the nineteenth century (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004), pp. 435-482.

ORSINI, Francesca.  ‘Domesticity and beyond: Hindi women’s journals in the early twentieth century’, South Asia Research 19 (1999), pp. 137-160.

ORSINI, Francesca.  ‘The Hindi political sphere’, in Arvind Rajagopal (ed.), The Indian public sphere: readings in media history (Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 121-134.

Reprinted from F. Orsini, The Hindi public sphere 1920-1940: language and literature in the age of nationalism. 

ORSINI, Francesca.  The Hindi public sphere 1920-1940.  Ph.D. thesis, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1997.

ORSINI, Francesca.  The Hindi public sphere 1920-1940: language and literature in the age of nationalism.  New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2002.  x, 486 p.

Revised version of her Ph. D. thesis.

ORSINI, Francesca.  ‘Pandits, printers and others: publishing in nineteenth-century Benares’, in Abhijit Gupta & Swapan Chakravorty (ed.) Print areas: book history in India (Delhi: Permanent Black, 2004), pp. 103-138.

ORSINI, Francesca.  Pleasure and print: popular literature and entertaining fictions in colonial north India.  New Delhi: Permanent Black, 2009.  328 p.

On the history of commercial publishing in 19th-century North India, excluding educational publishing.

OTT, Dana.  ‘Mauritius’, in Derek Jones (ed.), Censorship: a world encyclopedia (London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001), Vol. 3 L-R, pp. 1563-1564.

OVERSTREET, Gene D., & WINDMILLER, Marshall.  Communism in India.  Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1959.  xiv, 603 p.

Chap. 18 (pp. 446-466): “The Agit-prop instrument”, a discussion of CPI propaganda, including the press.

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