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Aiyanar Akampatiyars amarakarars ampalam areas authority became Brahmans British bureaucratic central Cervai Cervaikarars Cettiyars Cetupati chiefs Cola colonial context cultural Dasara deity disputes Diwan dominant caste Dumont eighteenth century emblems festival fieldwork forms gifts given goddess granted headman hierarchical important Inam Settlement India inscriptions jagir Jagirdar jivitams Kallars kaniyatci karais Kattapomman kingship Konatu kuppam land lineage little kingdom little kings Madras Madurai maniyam Maravars mariyatai marriage means military miracidars nattampalam Nawab Nayakas nineteenth century old regime overlord palace palaiyakkarars Pallava Pallavaraiyar Pantiyan Paraiyars particular patikkaval performed Poligar political relations position privileges protection Pudukkottai puja Raja Raja's Ramanatapuram Rayar relationship revenue ritual royal family royal subcaste rule settled settlement officers share social south Indian southern sovereignty status structure Tamil country Tamil Nadu Tanjavur temple honors territorial Tirunelveli Tondaiman traditions uriyakarars Uttumalai Valaiyars vamcavalis Vellalars Vijayanagara village Visvanatha worship zamindars
Page v - For within the hollow crown That rounds the mortal temples of a king, Keeps death his court ; and there the antic sits, Scoffing his state, and grinning at his pomp...
Page v - To monarchize, be fear'd and kill with looks, Infusing him with self and vain conceit, As if this flesh which walls about our life Were brass impregnable, and humour'd thus Comes at the last and with a little pin Bores through his castle wall, and farewell king!
Page v - Cover your heads and mock not flesh and blood With solemn reverence : throw away respect, Tradition, form and ceremonious duty, For you have but mistook me all this while : I live with bread like you, feel want, taste grief, Need friends : subjected thus, How can you say to me, I am a king...
Page 411 - A View of the English Interests in India; and an Account of the military Operations in the southern Parts of the Peninsula, during the Campaigns of 1782, 1783, and 1784.
Page v - If one tries to erect a theory of power one will always be obliged to view it as emerging at a given place and time and hence to deduce it, to reconstruct its genesis. But if power is in reality an open, more-or-less coordinated (in the event, no doubt, ill-coordinated) cluster of relations, then the only problem is to provide oneself with a grid of analysis, which makes possible an analytic of relations of power.
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Elusive Culture: Schooling, Race, and Identity in Global Times
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