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Dirks, Nicholas B. 1950-

Overview
Works: 18 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 3,718 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HM101, 306
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicholas B Dirks
The scandal of empire : India and the creation of imperial Britain by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Scandal of Empire' reveals that the conquests of the East India Company were critical to England's development in the 18th century & beyond. This book shows how the empire projected its own scandalous behaviour onto India itself & provides an understanding of the coloniser & the colonised
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern India by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume traces the caste system from the medieval kingdoms of southern India through early colonial archives to the 20th century. It surveys the rise of caste politics and how caste-based movements have threatened nationalist consensus
Culture/power/history : a reader in contemporary social theory( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hollow crown : ethnohistory of an Indian kingdom by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonialism and culture by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In near ruins : cultural theory at the end of the century by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princeton studies in culture, power, history( )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little kingdoms of South India political authority and social relations in the southern Tamil countryside by Nicholas B Dirks( )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture/power/history : series prospectus( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is vice versa? historical anthropologies and anthropological histories by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of an archive : a scholar's passage to India by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual and resistance subversion as a social fact by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original caste power, history, and hierarchy in South Asia by Nicholas B Dirks( )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invention of caste civil society in colonial India by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Said and anthropology by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ethnographic past by Nicholas B Dirks( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fringes of empire : peoples, places, and spaces in colonial India( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ouvrage inspiré des présentations faites lors de la 32ème Conférence Annuelle sur l'Asie du Sud à Madison
The policing of tradition: Colonialism and anthropology in southern India by Nicholas B Dirks( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dirks discusses the Indian religious practice of hook-swinging and the uproar it caused during 19th century British rule. He analyzes the government's attitude towards hook-swinging as susperstitious and cites the popular backlash to government attempts at regulation
 
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Alternative Names
Dirks, Nicholas 1950-

Languages
English (107)

Covers
Castes of mind : colonialism and the making of modern IndiaCulture/power/history : a reader in contemporary social theoryThe hollow crown : ethnohistory of an Indian kingdomColonialism and cultureIn near ruins : cultural theory at the end of the centuryFringes of empire : peoples, places, and spaces in colonial India