ISBN 9780521056182,The Devs of Cincvad: A Lineage and the State in Maharashtra

The Devs of Cincvad: A Lineage and the State in Maharashtra

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ISBN 9780521056182
Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780521056182

ISBN-10 0521056187
Binding

Paper Back

Number of Pages 285 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Social Science

This innovative study of the power of lineage in India across two centuries examines some of the traditional social structures which transcended so successfully the political upheavals of British rule. Under the Maratha Kingdom, the Devs occupied a privil

Table of Contents:
Part I. The Inamdar under the Marathas: 1. The acquisition of inam 2. The preservation of inam, 1720-1818 Part II. The Inamdar under the British: 3. Introduction to Part Two 4. From ritual grandee to state pensioner: varsasans and the Morgav pilgri

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