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Author Pinch, William R., 1960-

Title Peasants and monks in British India / William R. Pinch.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.56330954 PINC GA01    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 242 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-231) and index.
Contents Introduction: Peasants, Monks, and Indian History -- 1. Sadhus and Shudras in North India, ca. 1700-1900 -- 2. Ramanand and Ramanandis, ca. 1900-1940 -- 3. Being Vaishmava, Becoming Kshatriya -- 4. Culture, Conflict, and Violence in Gangetic India -- Appendix 1: Francis Buchanan -- Appendix 2: Dharnidharacharya and James Tod -- Appendix 3: Gopa Charitam.
Subject Rāmānandīs.
Vaishnavism -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0520200608 (alk. paper)
0520200616 (paperback: alk. paper)