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Permutations of Rajput identity in the West Himalayas, c. 1790-1840

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The sustained interaction of local elites and British administrators in the West Himalayas over the decades that surrounded the early colonial encounter (c. 1790-1840) saw the emergence of a distinctly new understanding of communal identity among the leaders of the region. This eventful period saw the mountain ('Pahari') kingdoms transform from fragmented, autonomous polities on the fringes of the Indian subcontinent to subjects of indigenous (Nepali, Sikh) and, ultimately, foreign (Britis...

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Wolfson College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of History
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602730292
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uuid:a5436935-3a87-4702-8b0a-471643633c46
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