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Acknowledgments List of contributors 1. People, Princes and Colonialism Waltraud Ernst and Biswamoy Pati 2. Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography and the Princely States: Relations of Power and Rituals of Legitimation Hira Singh 3. ?Cruel, Oriental Despots?: Representations in Nineteenth-Century British Colonial Fiction, 1858-1900 Indrani Sen 4. Narcotrafficking, Princely Ingenuity and the Raj: The Subjugation of the Sindia State, c. 1843-44 Amar Farooqui 5. The Agrarian System of the Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir: A Study of Colonial Settlement Policies, 1860-1905 Shakti Kak 6. The Order of Legitimacy: Princely Orissa, 1850-1920 Biswamoy Pati 7. Loyal Feudatories or Depraved Despots? The Deposition of Princes in the Central India Agency, c. 1880-1947 Fiona Groenhout 8. ?Hostages in our Camp?: Military Collaboration between Princely India and the British Raj, c. 1880-1920 Samiksha Sehrawat 9. Historicising Debates over Women?s Status in Islam: The Case of Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal Siobhan Lambert-Hurley 10. The Maharana and the Bhils: The Eki Movement in Mewar, 1921-22 Hari Sen 11. Women?s Hospitals and Midwives in Mysore, 1870-1920: Princely or Colonial Medicine Barbara Ramusack 12. Public Health Administration in Princely Mysore: Tackling the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 T.V. Sekher 13. Border Incidents, Internal Disorder and the Nizam?s Claim for an Independent Hyderabad Manjiri Kamat
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India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947.
India -- Historiography.