Royal Patronage, Power and Aesthetics in Princely India: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Royal Patronage, Power and Aesthetics in Princely India

1st Edition

By Angma Dey Jhala

Routledge

256 pages

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Investigating the aesthetics of the zenana – the female quarters of the Indic home or palace – this study discusses the history of architecture, fashion, jewellery and cuisine in princely Indian states during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Empires in Perspective

This important series examines a diverse range of imperial histories from the early modern period to the twentieth century. Drawing on works of political, social, economic and cultural history, the history of science and political theory, the series encourages methodological pluralism and does not impose any particular conception of historical scholarship. While focused on particular aspects of empire, works published also seek to address wider questions on the study of imperial history.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS017000
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia