Princely India Re-imagined: A Historical Anthropology of Mysore from 1799 to the present (Google eBook)

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Routledge, May 7, 2013 - Political Science - 232 pages
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India’s Princely States covered nearly 40 per cent of the Indian subcontinent at the time of Indian independence, and they collapsed after the departure of the British. This book provides a chronological analysis of the Princely State in colonial times and its post-colonial legacies. Focusing on one of the largest and most important of these states, the Princely State of Mysore, it offers a novel interpretation and thorough investigation of the relationship of king and subject in South Asia.

  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The palace
16
3 The politics of honour
35
4 Educating the maharajas
53
5 From clansmen to gentlemen
71
the cosmopolitan aristocracy
97
modern space and religion
119
the multidimensionality of public ritual
143
9 The king is dead long live the king
165
Notes
178
Bibliography
197
Index
210
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