Slavery & South Asian history / edited by Indrani Chatterjee and Richard M. Eaton

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Subjects: Slaves--India--History
Slavery--India--History
Slaves--South Asia--History
Slavery--South Asia--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2006
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xxi, 344 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Renewed and connected histories : slavery and the historiography of South Asia / Indrani Chatterjee 17
2. War, servitude, and the imperial household : a study of palace women in the Chola Empire / Daud Ali 44
3. Turkish slaves on Islam's Indian frontier / Peter Jackson 63
4. Service, status, and military slavery in the Delhi Sultanate : thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Sunil Kumar 83
5. The rise and fall of military slavery in the Deccan, 1450-1650 / Richard M. Eaton 115
6. Drudges, dancing girls, concubines : female slaves in Rajput polity, 1500-1850 / Ramya Sreenivasan 136
7. Slavery, society, and the state in Western India, 1700-1800 / Sumit Guha 162
8. Bound for Britain : changing conditions of servitude, 1600-1857 / Michael H. Fisher 187
9. Bharattee's death : domestic slave-women in nineteenth-century Madras / Sylvia Vatuk 210
10. Slaves or soldiers? : African conscripts in Portuguese India, 1857-1860 / Timothy Walker 234
11. Indian Muslim modernists and the issue of slavery in Islam / Avril A. Powell 262
12. Slavery, semantics, and the sound of silence / Indrani Chatterjee 287
Alternate Titles: Slavery and South Asian history
Additional Authors: Chatterjee, Indrani
Eaton, Richard Maxwell
Notes: LCCN: 2006008098
ISBN: 0253348102 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 025321873X (pbk.)
EAN: 9780253218735
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Renewed and connected histories : slavery and the historiography of South Asia / Indrani Chatterjee -- War, servitude, and the Imperial household : a study of palace women in the Chola Empire / Daud Ali -- Turkish slaves on Islam's Indian frontier / Peter Jackson -- Service, status, and military slavery in the Delhi Sultanate : thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Sunil Kumar -- The rise and fall of military slavery in the Deccan, 1450-1650 / Richard M. Eaton -- Drudges, dancing girls, concubines : female slaves in Rajput Polity, 1500-1850 / Ramya Sreenivasan -- Slavery, society, and the State in Western India, 1700-1800 / Sumit Guha -- Bound for Britain : changing conditions of servitude, 1600-1857 / Michael H. Fisher -- Bharattee's death : domestic slave-women in nineteenth-century Madras / Sylvia Vatuk -- Slaves or soldiers? African conscripts in Portuguese India, 1857-1860 / Timothy Walker -- Indian Muslim modernists and the issue of slavery in Islam / Avril A. Powell -- Slavery, semantics, and the sound of silence / Indrani Chatterjee
OCLC Number: 65063818
ISBN/ISSN: 0253348102
025321873X
9780253218735