Essays On Rajputana : Reflections on History, Culture, and Administration
In Essays on Rajputana Susanne and Lloyed Rudolph write about the history, culture and character, and administration of India princely states in the 19th and 20th centuries. They bring to bear the perspective and concerns of several social sciences on the princely and feudal orders under paramountcy in the 19th century and on their demise after independence. Essays On Rajputana : Reflections on History, Culture, and Administration
The nature of their evidence ranges from the material they gathered as participant observes in the midst of the political struggle over jagir abolition in the nineteen fifties; through archival material in the Mount Abu Collection (of the Agent to the Governor General in Rajputana), the Rajasthan State Archives in Bikaner and elsewhere and the National Achives, New Delhi; to previously unutilized sources such as the Amar Singh diary and the Kanota family archive.