By: Margret Frenz & Georg Berkemer (Eds)
New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015
Seller ID: 701557
Sharing Sovereignty focuses on little kingdoms, a concept developed by anthropologists and historians to characterize a specific type of local rulership in South Asia. The present volume considers examples from various regions of India as well as ethnohistoric and historiographical issues of the little kingdom model. It also emphasizes the role of Hermann Kulke, whose work on the little kingdoms of Odisha took forward the explorations of Bernard Cohn and Nicholas Dirks, who had first coined the term. This book continues and extends the various ideas and models in this ongoing discussion. It in... View More...