Politics of Patronage and Protest: The State, Society, and Artisans in Early Modern Rajasthan

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Oxford University Press, 2006 - History - 276 pages
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Through its analysis and investigation of the social history of the artisans of Jodhpur, 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 the limits of state and 'elite' hegemony.

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Contents

Enhanced Stresses in Changing Times Shifting Readings of Wajabi
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Caste Hierarchy and Consequent Debilitation Elitist Discourses on State
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Variety of Genres Multiple Perspectives
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Nandita Prasad Sahai is reader, Department of History, Hindu College, University of Delhi.

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