Sovereignty and Social Reform in India: British Colonialism and the Campaign against Sati, 1830-1860

Sovereignty and Social Reform in India: British Colonialism and the Campaign against Sati, 1830-1860

by Andrea Major

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ISBN-13: 9781138888357
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/21/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Andrea Major is Lecturer in Wider World History at the University of Leeds. She is author of Pious Flames: European Encounters with Sati, 1500-1830 and editor of Sati: A Historical Anthology.

Table of Contents

1. Chivalry, Sacrifice and Devotion: Imagining Sati in Rajput Society 2. Princes, Politics and Pragmatism: The Formation of British Policy on Sati in the Princely States 3. Victims, Perpetrators and Self-Determined Sacrifices: Strategies for Suppressing Sati in the Princely States

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