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Title Institutions and ideologies : a SOAS South Asia reader / edited by David Arnold and Peter Robb.

Published Richmond, Surrey [England] : Curzon Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.0954 INST    DUE 08-02-20
Physical description viii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Collected papers on South Asia ; no. 10.
Collected papers on South Asia ; no. 10.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Peter Robb -- Introduction / David Arnold -- Pt. I. Ideologies. 1. Religious vs. regional determinism: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as inheritors of empire / Graham Chapman. 2. Classical Hindu scriptures / Tuvia Gelblum. 3. Suttee or sati: victim or victor? / Julia Leslie. 4. Some observations on the evolution of Modern Standard Punjabi / Christopher Shackle. 5. The hidden hand: English lexis, syntax and idiom as determinants of modern Hindi usage / Rupert Snell. 6. A hero or a traitor? The Gurkha soldier in Nepali literature / Michael Hutt. 7. Milton and Madhusudan / William Radice. 8. Indian architecture and the English vision / Giles Tillotson -- Pt. II. Institutions. 9. Legal pluralism in the Hindu marriage / Werner Menski. 10. Islamic law and the colonial encounter in British India / Michael Anderson. 11. Notes on 'peasant insurgency' in colonial Mysore: event and process / Burton Stein.
12. Ideas in agrarian history: some observations on the British and nineteenth-century Bihar / Peter Robb. 13. Smallpox and colonial medicine in nineteenth-century India / David Arnold. 14. The Indian National Congress: a hundred-year perspective / David Taylor. 15. Charan Singh (1902-87): an assessment / Terence J. Byres.
Other author Arnold, David, 1946-
Robb, Peter (Peter G.)
Subject South Asia -- Civilization.
South Asia -- History.
South Asia -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0700702849 (paperback)
0700702830 (hardback)