Peasant State and Society in Medieval South India ePub download
by Burton Stein
- ISBN: 0195635078
- ISBN13: 978-0195635072
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- Language: English
- Category: Asia
- Publisher: OUP India (August 1994)
- Pages: 533
- Rating: 4.9/5
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Stein and Jan Broek, a colleague from Minnesota, first devised the idea of a historical atlas of South Asia, and enlisted the backing of Charles Leslie Ames to establish a. .1980: Peasant state and society in medieval South India. Oxford University Press
Stein and Jan Broek, a colleague from Minnesota, first devised the idea of a historical atlas of South Asia, and enlisted the backing of Charles Leslie Ames to establish a fellowship in historical cartography of the Indian subcontinent. Under the leadership of Joseph E. Schwartzberg, the work on the atlas began in the mid-1960s. Stein was an active advisor on the project, which resulted in the publications of A Historical Atlas of South Asia, published by the University of Chicago Press in 1978. Oxford University Press. 1989: Thomas Munro: The origins of the colonial state and his vision of empire.
Stein's work is a classic study of state formation in the Kaveri delta. it is the potential massing of local segments that provided the foundation of states in medieval South India. Stein marshals epigraphic data and raises important questions around caste formation and its role in state formation. p22. The crucial point is that the parts can very often renegotiate their relationship to the whole, retaining aspects of their political autonomy.
Stein, Burton; 1926-.
He used this in his first book, Peasant, State and Society in Medieval South India printed in 1980.
He spent the early 1960s formulating a hypothesis about the nature of "state" in South India. He was skeptical of the existence of a Chola "empire" as a bureaucratic structure. He was a proponent of an alternative concept, adapted from the work of Aidan Southall work on African society, the "segmentary state". He used this in his first book, Peasant, State and Society in Medieval South India printed in 1980
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History, Historiography, Peasantry, Social conditions.
of the strongest aspects of the work as a whole is Stein's recourse to substantial analytical studies on local society. Stein's historical vision and his scholarship is impressive' Journal of Asian Studies. and highly thought-provoking' Economic Times, Bombay.
Burton Stein (1926 – April 26, 1996) was an American historian . He used this in his first book, Peasant, State and Society in Medieval South India printed in 1980.
Burton Stein (1926 – April 26, 1996) was an American historian, particularly of India. Stein was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois and served in the Second World War, before commencing tertiary study at the now disused Navy Pier facility that in 1945 was the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois. Stein was an unusual case in that he never completed a bachelors degree. In retirement, Burt's writing productivity increased over time, with four more books written and a fifth published posthumously.
Peasant State and Society in Medieval South India. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1980. xvi, 533 pp. Bibliography, Maps, Index.