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Author Sreenivasan, Ramya

Title The many lives of a Rajput queen : heroic pasts in India c. 1500-1900 / Ramya Sreenivasan
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 276 pages) : maps
Contents Note on Transliteration and Usage ix -- 2 Sufi Tale of Rajputs in Sixteenth-century Avadh 22 -- 3 Rajput Kings and their Pasts in the Mughal Period 65 -- 4 Tales of Past Glory under Early Colonial Indirect Rule (c. 1750-1850) 117 -- 5 Exemplary Patriotism in the Late Nineteenth Century 157 -- 7 Appendix 1: Summaries of Selected Versions of the Legend 207 -- 8 Appendix 2: List of Known Versions/Manuscripts/Editions of the Padmini Legend 228
Summary Sreenivasan explores how early modern regional elites, caste groups and mythical, and monastic communities shaped their distinctive versions of the past through the repeated refashioning of the legend of Padmini
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-267) and index
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Subject Padmavati, Queen, consort of Ratana Siṃha I, Rana of Chitor, active 1303 -- In literature
Padmavati, Queen, consort of Ratana Siṃha I, Rana of Chitor, active 1303.
Collective memory -- India -- History
National characteristics, East Indian, in literature
Collective memory.
HISTORY -- Asia -- India & South Asia.
Historiography.
Literature.
National characteristics, East Indian, in literature.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
India -- Historiography
India.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0295997850 (electronic bk.)
9780295997858 (electronic bk.)