Western India in Historical Transition

By: Hiroyuki Kotani

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Introduction. I. Social relationships and property rights: 1. The Vatan system in the seventeenth-eighteenth century Deccan: towards a new concept of Indian feudalism. 2. Land rights of peasants in the Vatan system and British concept of landed property. 3. Dyadic relationships at work within the Vatan system with special reference to the Jajmani system. 4. Structure of the caste in seventeenth-to-nineteenth century western India: the rural caste in the Deccan and the Urban caste in coastal Gujarat. 5. The 'Caste autonomy' policy in the nineteenth- century Bombay Presidency. II. Discrimination and privilege: 6. Ati-Shudra castes in the later medieval Deccan. 7. Conflict and controversy over the Mahar Vatan in the nineteenth-early twentieth century Bombay Presidency. 8.Priesthood and the non-Brahman movement in the Bombay Presidency: towards the abolition of the Joshi Vatan. III. Rituals, ideologies and identities: 9. Kingship, state and local society in the seventeenth-to-nineteenth century Deccan with special reference to ritual functions. 10. Dosa (sin)- Prayascitta (penance): the predominating ideology in the later medieval Deccan. 11. The development of Hindu identity relative to British colonial rule. 12. The transformation of people's self-identity under British colonial rule with special reference to Western India. Printed Pages: 308

Title: Western India in Historical Transition

Author Name: Hiroyuki Kotani

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173044457

ISBN 13: 9788173044458

Binding: Hardcover

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