Kingship and authority in South Asia /

Seminar papers.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Richards, John F.
Format: Book
Published: Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / J. F. Richards
  • 1. Conundrum of the King's Authority / J. C. Heesterman
  • 2. Ritual, Authority, and Cyclic Time in Hindu Kingship / Ronald Inden
  • 3. Jaina Kingship in the Prabandhacintanmani / Toshikazu Arai
  • 4. All the King's Mana: Perspectives on Kingship in Medieval South India / Burton Stein
  • 5. Authority of the King: Prerogatives and Dilemmas of Kingship as Portrayed in a Contemporary Oral Epic from South India / Brenda E. F. Beck
  • 6. Growth of Authority over a Conquered Political Elite: Early Delhi Sultanate as a Possible Case Study / Peter Hardy
  • 7. Rajput Loyalties during the Mughal Period / Norman P. Ziegler
  • 8. Formulation of Imperial Authority under Akbar and Jahangir / J. F. Richards
  • 9. Legitimacy and Loyalty in some Successor States of the Eighteenth Century / Stewart Gordon.