Social, Cultural, and Economic History of Himachal Pradesh
There Is A General Impression Among Many That Before Its Formation (1948) Himachal Pradesh Had No Social Or Cultural Unity. The Present Work Clears Up These Misconceptions And Examines From Facts Of History The Constant, Rich And Fruitful Socio-Cultural History Of The State.
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SOCIOCULTURAL AGRARIAN AND
SOCIETY AND RELIGION
administration agitation architecture Arki artists Begar Bhakti movement Bilaspur Brahmour British Buddhist Bushahr century A.D. Chamba crops cult cultivation cultural deity Delhi Devi Devta Dhami Durga erstwhile fairs and festivals Gaddis goddess Government Gujjars Guler Gurkhas Guru hill areas hill chiefs Himachal Pradesh Himalayan Hindu history of Himachal images important included India irrigation Jubbal Kahika Kangra district Kangra valley Keonthal Kinnaur Kinners known Koti Krishna Kullu valley Lahaul and Spiti Lahaul-Spiti land revenue large number Lord Shiva Maharaja Ranjit Singh Maharaja Sansar Chand Mandi Manimahesh medieval period merger monasteries Mughal Naggar Nurpur Pahari paintings Pangi Pangwals plains political polyandry popular Praja Mandal Praja Mandalists Punjab Hill Raja Rajput Ram Singh Rama region religious river ruler Sabha sculptures Shaivism Shikhara Shimla Shiva temple Shiwalik shrine Sikh Simla Hill Sirmaur Sirmaur district social Suket Sutlej territory Tibet Tibetan trade tribal tribe type temples various village Vishnu wall paintings worship zone