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The Resource Royal Umbrellas of Stone : Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art

Royal Umbrellas of Stone : Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art

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Royal Umbrellas of Stone : Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art
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Royal Umbrellas of Stone
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Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art
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In Royal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art, Melia Belli Bose provides a detailed analysis of Rajput cenotaphs known as chatrīs (Lit: "umbrellas")
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Brill's Indological Library
Royal Umbrellas of Stone : Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art
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Royal Umbrellas of Stone : Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art
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Contents
  • Contents -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on Transliteration -- Chronological Chart of Rajput and Other Dynasties -- List of Illustrations -- Introduction: Rajputs and Their Royal Umbrellas -- Sources and Structure of the Book -- Rituals: The Chatrī as Politically Charged Performative Space -- The Commemorated: Public Ancestors and the Deified Deceased -- Origins of the Chatrī -- The King is Dead, Long Live the King! "Invented Tradition" and Memorialization in North Indian Kingship -- An Indic Iconography of Extraordinariness: Umbrellas in South Asian Art -- Chapter 1 -- Interrupted Continuities: The Chatrīs of the Kachhwaha Rajputs of Amber and Jaipur -- Building a Kachhawaha Paradigm: Rājā Man Singh -- Sibling Rivalry and Contested Authority: Mahārājā Sawai Jai Singh II's Chatrī in Jaipur -- The Temple-Chatrī of Ishwari Singh, the Suicide King -- A Triumphal Homecoming: The Frieze Program on Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II's Chatrī -- Anonymous Memorialization: The Chatrīs of the Kachhwaha Queens -- Conclusion -- Chapter 2 -- Keeping Up with the Kachhwahas: The Chatrīs of the Narukas of Alwar, the Dadu Panthis, and the Shekhawati Merchants -- The Chatrīs of the Narukas of Alwar -- The Chatrī as a Legitimizer of Sacred Authority: Memorializing the Dadu Panthis -- Shardul Singh and the Pāñch Pannā System in Jhunjhunu, Shekhawati -- Memorializing the Nouveaux Riches: Baniya Chatrīs in Shekhawati -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- A Deceptive Message of Resistance: Nostalgia and the Early Jodha Rathores' Renaissant Devals -- The Pratihara Paradigm -- Rājā Udai Singh's "Two Hats": Politics and Memorialization at Mandore -- The Mandore Devals and Marwari Public Pitrs -- Parallels in Seventeenth-Century Marwari Painting -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- Shifting Allegiances, Shifting Styles: Later Jodha Rathore Memorials
  • Mahārājā Ajit Singh, the Sisodia Past, and the Maru-Gurjara-Renaissant-Style Devals at Mandore -- Same Message, Different Media: Ajit Singh's Other Commissions -- Mixed Messages: Art and Politics under Mahārājā Abhai Singh -- Man Singh, the Naths, and the Mahārājā's Thaṛa -- Jaswant Thara: The "Taj of Jodhpur" and the Memorialized Jodha Rathores under the Raj -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 -- Devi Kund Sagar: The Iconography of Satī and Its Absence in Bikaner's Chatrīs -- The Mughal Model -- Gendered Paradigms in Bika Rathore Funerary Art -- The Iconography of Eternal Union -- Lakshminath's Divine Darbār -- Monuments, Memorials, and the Politics of Restoration under Mahārājā Ganga Singh -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6 -- Eklingji's Divine Darbār: The Sisodia Chatrīs of Mewar -- The Art of Propaganda: The Sisodias' Invented Tradition of Resistance -- Eklingji and Sisodia Political Legitimacy -- Eklingji's Eternal Dīvāns at Mahasatiya -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7 -- Conclusion: Beyond Rajasthan -- Memorializing Marathas in Their New Capitals -- Claiming Sikh Space in Lahore: Mahārājā Ranjit Singh's Samādhi -- The Living Chatrī Tradition -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
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