The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom

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University of Michigan Press, 1993 - Social Science - 430 pages
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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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JSTOR: The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom
The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom. By NICHOLAS B. DIRKS. Cambridge South Asian Studies, no. 39. Cambridge: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, ...
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Nicholas Dirks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His most famous works include The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom (1987), Castes of Mind (2001), and Scandal of Empire (2006). ...
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Anthropology and the History of Culture
The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom. Cambridge: Cambridge. University Press, 1987. Guha, Ranajit ed., A Subaltern Studies Reader, 1986–1995, ...
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About the author (1993)

Nicholas B. Dirks is Franz Boas Professor of History and Anthropology at Columbia University. He is the author of "The Hollow Crown: Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom" and the editor of "Colonialism and Culture and In Near Ruins." He has taught at the University of Michigan, the California Institute of Technology, and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociale in Paris.

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