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Published by Oxford University Press in Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India

Subjects:

  • India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-,
  • India -- Kings and rulers

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robin Jeffrey.
ContributionsJeffrey, Robin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS463 .P46
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 396 p. :
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4076088M
LC Control Number79901262

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People, princes, and paramount power: society and politics in the Indian princely states. Oxford University Press. What's happening to India?: Punjab, ethnic conflict, Mrs. Gandhi's death, and the test for federalism. Macmillan. ISBN Politics, Women and Well-Being: How Kerala Became a "Model". Macmillan. Between and power structures in present-day Gujarat were determined by three political factors: the princes of these states of Western India, the nationalist politicians, and the British paramount power. This book pictures the patterns of interaction between the three agents. The author first defines the interests of the three parties. The paramount supremacy of the Crown presupposed and implied the subordination of states. The British Government exercised the right to interfere in the internal spheres of states—partly in the interest of the princes, partly in the interest of people’s welfare, partly to secure proper conditions for British subjects and foreigners and partly in the interest of the whole of India. The term paramount ruler, or sometimes paramount king, is a generic description, though occasionally also used as an actual title, for a number of rulers' position in relative terms, as the summit of a feudalistic pyramid of rulers of lesser polities (such as vassal princes) in a given historical and geographical context, often of different ranks, which all recognize the single paramount ruler.

See also Robin Jeffrey (ed.), People, Princes and Paramount Power: Society and Politics in the Indian Princely States (Delhi: Oxford University Press, ). 7. Maharaja Ramachandra of Pudukkottai was not approved to spend Rs. 10, for his daughter’s puberty rites but was permitted to spend Rs. 20, to attend an reception for. After the fall of the central power, the scattered Hunnish settlers, like so many before them, became rapidly Hinduized, and are probably the ancestors of some of the most famous Rajput clans.4 The last native monarch, prior to the Mahommedan conquest,' to establish and maintain paramount power in the north was Harsha, or Harshavardhana (also.   4 Among the best of the recent works dealing with several princely states are Ramusack, Barbara, The Princes of India in the Twilight of Empire: The Dissolution of a Patron–Client System, – (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, ), the several contributors to Jeffrey, Robin (ed.), People, Princes and Paramount Power Cited by: Rajputana states, F. K. Kapil. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. nice. Contents. Loyalty of Rajputana Princes to the British Crown 1 Ganga Singh Maharaja of Bikaner Mankekar Marathas March Marwar Menon Mewar Mughal Narpat Singh Nehru November organised paramount power paramountcy Parishad Patiala peasants Pema Ram Reviews: 1.