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Author Pinch, William R., 1960-

Title Peasants and monks in British India / William R. Pinch
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 242 pages) : maps
Contents Introduction: Peasants, monks, and Indian history -- Sadhus and Shudras in North India, ca. 1700-1900 -- Ramanand and Ramanandis, ca. 1900-1940 -- Being Vaishnava, becoming Kshatriya -- Culture, conflict, and violence in Gangetic India -- Conclusions -- Francis Buchanan -- Dharnidharacharya and James Tod -- Gopa Charitam
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-231) and index
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Subject Rāmānandīs.
Vaishnavism -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520200608 (alk. paper)
0520200616 (paperback; alk. paper)
0520916301 (electronic bk.)
058507044X (electronic bk.)
9780520200609 (alk. paper)
9780520200616 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780520916302 (electronic bk.)
9780585070445 (electronic bk.)