Politics of patronage and protest [electronic resource] : the state, society, and artisans in early modern Rajasthan /
Nandita Prasad Sahai.
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2006.
ix, 276 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
0195678966, 9780195678963
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New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Originally presented as author's thesis (doctoral)--Delhi University.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-267) and index.
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Long Description
This volume studies the historiography of the period to "history from below," with its attendant conceptual issues relating to dominance, resistance, quotidian protest, and the nature and limits of state and "elite" hegemony.
Table of Contents
Situating the state, society, and artisans in early modern Marwarp. 1
The Rathors and the Marwar Deshp. 50
Artisanal Jatis, Jati Panchayats, and the statep. 88
Village artisans, landed elites, and the statep. 124
City artisans, merchants, and urban administrationp. 178
Escalation in stresses and artisanal responsesp. 212
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