Author:Waltraud Ernst & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

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Indias Princely States: People, Princes and Colonialism

By: Waltraud Ernst & Biswamoy Pati (Eds.)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2010

Seller ID: 701662

ISBN: 9789380607030

Condition: New


This book employs a multi-disciplinary approach and critiques some of the received paradigms of conventional historiography about Princely India, leading the reader into new realms of discussion such as literary constructions, aspects of political economy and legitimacy, military collaborations, gender issues, peasant movements, health policies and the mechanisms for controlling and integrating the states. The contributors focus on a range of states in different regions and base their analyses on hitherto unused or underused archival sources. The collection will appeal to scholars of South... View more info