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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 325–333.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Cynthia Talbot Abstract In tribute to Allison Busch, who did so much to restore the reputation of vernacular literature not just as poetry but also as history, Talbot offers an account of an obscure Rajput warrior from Bikaner who decided it would be better to die. In asking why Ramsingh...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 356–361.
Published: 01 August 2022
... . Sivsinghsaroj. 1878 ; repr., Lucknow, India : Tej Kumar Book Depot , 1966 . Shukla Ramchandra . Hindi Sahitya ka Itihas . 1929 ; repr., Varanasi, India : Nagari Pracharini Sabha , 1942 . Talbot Cynthia . “ A Poetic Record of the Rajput Rebellion, c. 1680 .” Journal of the Royal...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 381–387.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Dalpat Singh Rajpurohit Abstract Allison Busch's seminal work on the classical Hindi literature of Mughal India demonstrated how the composition of works of poetic theory ( ritigranth s) became a defining literary enterprise of vernacular court poets in the Mughal-Rajput milieu. Though firmly based...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 370–380.
Published: 01 August 2022
... translated between 2009 and 2017, especially on the climactic event of the poems: the killing and beheading of the Rajput Arjun Singh by Anupgiri Gosain (a.k.a. Himmat Bahadur). In the course of the essay Pinch describes two visits to eastern Bundelkhand in search of traces of the events and personalities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1998) 18 (1): 21–29.
Published: 01 May 1998
... 100,000 devotees belonging to formulated as follows: “Baba Ramdev, whom we believe all castes and creeds to the main temple-samadhi be- to be an incarnation of Vishnu and whose main priests tween Jodhpur and Jaisalmer (about 100 kdometers and descendants we are, was a Rajput (Kshatriya) by from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... as “proofs” of Islamic ag- mini ritually burns herself to death following the gressions in India are numerous enough to form a Rajput code of honor. genre in themselves: the looting of the Temple of The most famous textual retelling of this Rajput Somnath by Mahmud of Ghazna in the 1 lth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (1): 96–116.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Cultures of History, 12–13, and developed into the “inspection scene,” in North India, and in Punjab in particular, see Subrahmanyam, “Mughal State,” 291–321. which prize specimens are inspected by their Gordon, “Symbolic and Structural Constraints,” owners. See, for a Rajput example...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 362–369.
Published: 01 August 2022
....” 13. Murphy, “Punjabi in the (Late) Vernacular Millennium,” 322 . 14. Murphy, “Punjabi in the (Late) Vernacular Millennium,” 323 . 15. Busch, Poetry of Kings , 7 . 16. See Dhavan, When Sparrows Became Hawks ; and Talbot, “Becoming Turk the Rajput Way.” 17. See...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 35–45.
Published: 01 August 1997
... the tions. The Muslim Merat, Bhatti, Musalman and Hindu-Muslim relationship has been understood and Kayamkhani Rajputs and Khanzadas of Rajasthan, the represented. A dominant approach to Hindu-Muslim Malkana Rajputs of central India inhabit an interstitial relations in politico-administrative...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 86–94.
Published: 01 May 2020
... as domestic servants), though her job is insecure. A Rajput (a relatively “high” caste), she is also, like Ehsaan, from a village in Bihar. Putli hates her paid job of cleaning toilets. It is not what high-caste Rajput women do. The unspoken here is that this is “outside” work that Balmikis (formerly...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 78–82.
Published: 01 August 1989
... women willingly accepted this On 4 September 1987, Roop Kanwar, a young Rajput system and considered it superior to the Western one. Al- widow committed sari by immolating herself in the funeral though she recognized that there does not exist a system of pyre of her dead husband. This event...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 August 2022
... in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as they moved to-and-fro across Rajput and Mughal courts. As Busch pointed out in her introduction, such movements would be familiar to any intellectual historian of, say, France who could trace such networks of literary production and courtly patronage in medieval Europe...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 310–329.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and the Spatial, Ideological, and Practical Limits of Colonial Control in the Nineteenth-Century Rajput and Maratha States .” Indian Economic and Social History Review 46 , no. 3 ( 2009 ): 315 – 42 . Major Andrea . Slavery, Abolitionism, and Empire in India, 1772–1843 . Liverpool, UK...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 23–31.
Published: 01 August 2004
... to minister Nana Phadnis wrote to the king of England on correspond with the Rajput courts of Rajasthan in San- behalf of the infant peshwa explaining recent events in skrit.51 In part, this may have been a counter to the in- the kingdom (Persian words are printed in bold): creasingly Islamic tone...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 68–76.
Published: 01 May 1996
... (the upon Rajput bardic materials, relates that the victori- spokesman for Hinduism at the 1893 World Parlia- ous Hindu armies divided their Afghan, Turk, and ment of Religions in Chicago). Ahsan notes that this Mughal prisoners according to status and enrolled unified concept of India...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 348–355.
Published: 01 August 2022
...” and not a deity or god in a position of shared sovereignty? After all, the courts of the Rajputs of western India in the eighteenth century (e.g., Amer, Kota, Mewar) were known for such political arrangements. 7 Moreover, is “two kings” merely about kings and queens or is there something more...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1981) 1 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Location: Gondal is is caste-ridden. There are high• located about 150 miles south- caste Brahmins, Banias (Vaishyas), west of Ahmedabad, capital of Rajputs (Kshatriyas) and Harijans. Gujarat; and 300 miles from Bombay. The caste...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 232–245.
Published: 01 August 2015
... such the forms of ambivalence above. But in what ways as the low-­status Moghias and high-­status Rajput might we understand the secret or not so secret warriors and kings. pleasures that may accompany killing and death It is not impossible to find a philosophical...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (3): 367–374.
Published: 01 December 2018
... and the Rule of Law . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2010 . Jaffe James . Ironies of Colonial Governance: Law, Custom, and Justice in Colonial India . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 . Kasturi Malavika . Embattled Identities: Rajput Identities...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 293–308.
Published: 01 August 2022
... , or separation, and of the promise of union in Hindustani painting, and which would be a mainstay of later Mughal and Rajput representations of eros. When the pair begin to make love, the painter is not shy to show the act, because it, too, was a venerable, and indeed iconic, subject in India's visual arts...
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