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Author Howes, Jennifer.

Title The courts of pre-colonial South India : material culture and kingship / Jennifer Howes
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 259 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents The Manasara and pre-colonial kingship in south India -- Vijayanagara and Madurai -- The emergence of Ramnad kingdom -- Paintings in the Ramalinga Vilasam -- Ramnad Palace -- Ramnad town -- Ramnad kingdom -- Ramnad's rivals
Summary An investigation of how the material culture of South Indian courts was perceived by those who lived there in the pre-colonial period. Howes peels away the standard categories used to study Indian palace space
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-253) and index
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Subject Architecture -- India.
Hindu temples -- India, South.
Material culture -- India.
India -- Civilization -- To 1200.
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Kings and rulers -- Homes and haunts.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002068348
ISBN 0203221036 (electronic bk.)
9780203221037 (electronic bk.)