Worship And Conflict Under Colonial Rule: A South Indian Case
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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British rule and temple politics 17001826
From bureaucracy to judiciary 18261878
Litigation and the politics of sectarian control
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Worship and Conflict under Colonial Rule: A South Indian Case
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A. K. Ramanujan administrative appointed argued argument authority Board of Supervision BOR Cons Brahmin Brahmin trustee British bureaucratic caste century Chapter Chetty churchwarden claims collector colonial community of Triplicane context Court of Judicature Court of Madras cultural deity Dharmakarthas donor election endowments English February 24 Festival groups Hari Rao High Court Hindu History honors HRCE Department Ibid India inscription institutions involved Jiyar Judicature at Madras king legal dramas mirási Mudaliar non-Brahmin Pagoda Pärtasārati Svāmi Temple Parthasarathy Iyengar period persons petition petitioners Pillay Plaint plaintiffs political Prabandam Prabandic prasatam pre-British protection Raghavachariar Rāmānujā redistributive process relationship religious ritual role royal rule Sanskrit scheme sect sectarian leaders share social South Indian temple Sri Pärtasārati Svāmi Sri Vaisnava Srirangam structure suit surviving trustees Tamil Telugu temple affairs temple conflict temple control temple servants Tenkalai community Thosai tion Tirupati Trichinopoly Uttamanambi Vatakalai Vijayanagara vote worship