Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion

Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion

by Maria Misra


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300151428
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/06/2009
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Maria Misra is university lecturer in modern history and fellow of Keble College, Oxford University. She is the author of Business, Race, and Politics in British India. She lives in Oxford.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations     ix
Acknowledgements     xi
Maps     xii
Introduction     xxiii
Tropical Gothic     1
Babel-Mahal     47
Far Pavilions     102
Spinning the Nation     144
A House Divided     206
The Last Viceroy     259
Flames     311
Levelling the Temple     368
Epilogue, or Divine Developments     435
Glossary     451
Sources and Bibliography     456
Index     495

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