Assembling the Local

Assembling the Local

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In 1817, in a region of the eastern coast of British India then known as Cuttack, a group of Paiks, the area's landed militia, began agitating against the East India Company's government, burning down government buildings and looting the treasury. While the attacks were initially understood as an attempt to return the territory's native ruler to power, investigations following the rebellion's suppression traced the cause back to the introduction of a model of revenue… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (January 22, 2021)

Collection: Intellectual History of the Modern Age

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: Drm+lcp

Language: English

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