Marzia Balzani

Modern Indian KingshipSAR Press PublicationModern Indian Kingship: Tradition, Legitimacy & Power in RajasthanThis book asks why the descendants of the royal elite have continued to enact and sustain these royal rites and ceremonies. Why do kingly rituals possess power and meaning for those who participate in them? Why have the maharajas initiated new rites which they have performed on a large scale at critical moments of crisis?

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