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According amarakarars ampalam areas authority became become Brahmans British bureaucratic called caste central century Cervaikarars changes chiefs claim collection colonial concern constituted context continued cultural deity dominant early eighteenth emblems established example fact festival followed forms further gifts given granted head honors important inams India inscriptions institutions Kallars king kingdom kingship kuppam land late lineage Madurai major Maravars marriage means military natu nature Nayakas nineteenth officers old regime organization original palace palaiyakkarars particular performed period person political position present privileges protection Pudukkottai Raja rank receive records reference region relations relationship represented respects ritual royal rule seen sense settled settlement share social society southern status structure subcaste suggests Tamil temple territorial Tondaiman traditions usually Vellalars Vijayanagara village worship
Page 3 - For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps death his court ; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp...
Page 3 - To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable, and humour'd thus Comes at the last and with a little pin Bores through his castle wall, and farewell king!
Page 3 - Cover your heads and mock not flesh and blood With solemn reverence : throw away respect, Tradition, form and ceremonious duty, For you have but mistook me all this while : I live with bread like you, feel want, taste grief, Need friends : subjected thus, How can you say to me, I am a king...
Page 411 - A View of the English Interests in India; and an Account of the military Operations in the southern Parts of the Peninsula, during the Campaigns of 1782, 1783, and 1784.
Page 3 - If one tries to erect a theory of power one will always be obliged to view it as emerging at a given place and time and hence to deduce it, to reconstruct its genesis. But if power is in reality an open, more-or-less coordinated (in the event, no doubt, ill-coordinated) cluster of relations, then the only problem is to provide oneself with a grid of analysis, which makes possible an analytic of relations of power.
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