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Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India

Bhavani Raman
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
Language
English
Series
South Asia Across the Disciplines
ISBN
9780226703275 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226703274 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780226703299 (e-book), 0226703290 (e-book)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Scribal practice
  • Cutcherry scribes
  • Scribal skills
  • Writing and pedagogy
  • Cutcherry Tamil
  • Schools and writing
  • Document Raj
  • Duplicity and evidence
  • Addressing the Raj
  • Conclusion.
Description
xii, 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-272) and index.
Technical Details
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