Robes of Honour: Khil'at in Pre-colonial and Colonial India

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Stewart Gordon
Oxford University Press, 2003 - History - 154 pages
This volume analyzes the khilat ceremony, the tradition of honorific robing, prevalent in South Asia in the pre- colonial and colonial periods. The essays here examine the historical depth, geographic spread and general importance of the custom.

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Contents

Robing
31
Voluntary Relationships and Royal Gifts of
50
Early Modern Legends of Poison KMats in India
95
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Stewart Gordon is at University of Michigan.

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