Worship And Conflict Under Colonial Rule: A South Indian Case

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Cambridge University Press, 1981 - 266 pages
The Author Has Developed An Integrated Anthropological Framework In This Ethno-Historical Case Study In Which He Interprets The Politics Of Worship In A Famous Sri Vaisnav Shrine. A Striking Example Of The Fruitful Interaction Between Anthropology And History, This Book Provides A Unique Glimpse Of The Cultural Profile Of Social Change In Modern India, And Is An Important Addition To The Comparative Study Of Colonialism.
 

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Contents

cultural model
20
South Indian
63
British rule and temple politics 17001826
105
From bureaucracy to judiciary 18261878
139
Litigation and the politics of sectarian control
165
some contextual implications
212
Appendix A Rules and regulations of 1800
229
Final judicial scheme of management 1925
238
Bibliography
247
Index
256
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