Knowing India
Thomas R. Trautmann, Cynthia T ...
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An edition of Knowing India (2011)

Knowing India

colonial and modern constructions of the past : essays in honor of Thomas R. Trautmann

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This edition published in by Yoda Press in New Delhi.

Written in English

409 pages

Thomas R. Trautmann, American historian; papers presented at a conference on "Conceptualizing South Asia's past at Michigan", held at Ann Arbor during 5-6 October 2007.

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Knowing India

First published in 2011



Knowing India

colonial and modern constructions of the past : essays in honor of Thomas R. Trautmann

This edition published in by Yoda Press in New Delhi.


Edition Description

Thomas R. Trautmann, American historian; papers presented at a conference on "Conceptualizing South Asia's past at Michigan", held at Ann Arbor during 5-6 October 2007.

Table of Contents

Perceptions of India and its pasts : an introduction / Cynthia Talbot
Musings on (mosaic) ethnology, language, and kinship. Language fields : Robert Needham Cust's language map of South Asia, 1878 / Judith T. Irvine ; Thomas Maurice and docmestic orientalism, c. 1790-1820 / Michael S. Dodson ; Henry George Raverty and the colonial marketing of Pashto / Sha Mahmoud Hanifi ; Muslim kinship in the Dravidian heartland : kinship terminology and close kin marriage among Urdu-speaking Nawayats / Sylvia Vatuk
Seeing the precolonial through colonial/modern eyes. Recovering attestation practices from the footnotes of a colonial history : the Treatise on Mirasi rights revisited / Bhavani Raman ; Contesting knowledges in colonial India : the question of Prithviraj Raso's historicity / Cynthia Talbot ; Astral time : almanacs and colonial modernity in Bengal / Parna Sengupta ; Sex and hte city : debates over the medieval pasts of Khajuraho / Anne Hardgrove ; Hindu sects and Hindu religion : precolonial and colonial concepts / David N. Lorenzen
Taking the long perspective : the precolonial past. Was there historical writing in early India? / Romila Thapar
Local histories and historical narratives in the central Tungabhadra region of south India / Carla M. Sinopoli ; Secondary cities and urban networking in Cola-era south India / Kenneth R. Hall ; Will the winner please stand up : conflicting narratives of a seventeenth-century philosophical debate from Karnataka / Madhav M. Deshpande
Tributes to Trautmann. Trautmann's gift : Dravidian kinship as Dana / Tom Fricke ; The Paramparas of Trautmann / Richard H. Davis ; Excavations of British and Indian intellectual traditions in Thomas R. Trautmann's Languages & nations / Rama Sundari Mantena.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Series
New perspectives on Indian pasts, New perspectives on Indian pasts

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
954
Library of Congress
DS402.5 .K56 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 409 p. :
Number of pages
409

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25394534M
ISBN 10
9380403038
ISBN 13
9789380403038
LC Control Number
2012337094
OCLC/WorldCat
768399130

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