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Divine Warfare and Diplomacy

Caleb Simmons

in Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines warfare and diplomacy during Tipu Sultan’s reign as a means to understand the complex constructions of religious fidelity and infidelity in his court. The first section explores ... More


The King of Seringapatam

Caleb Simmons

in Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The focus of this chapter is on two texts—the Book of Haidar (Haidar Nama) and the History of Haidar (Nishan-i Haidari)—that relate Tipu Sultan’s genealogy. Of particular interest is the ... More


The Sultan, the Sufi, and the Guru

Caleb Simmons

in Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the process of devotional continuity as a way of situating kingship within Tipu Sultan’s reign. Tipu Sultan made claims about his relationship to the divine and thereby about ... More


Introduction: Kingship and Sovereignty in Mysore

Caleb Simmons

in Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the history of the Mysore kingdom and the courts of Tipu Sultan and Krishnaraja Wodeyar III. It investigates the kingdom’s development before and during the ... More


Epilogue

Caleb Simmons

in Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This epilogue seeks to situate the histories of Tipu Sultan and Krishnaraja Wodeyar III within the contemporary representations of Tipu Sultan and the Wodeyar lineage in order to show the lasting ... More


Mysore’s Pre-colonial Potentialities for Capitalist Development and Industrialization

Kaveh Yazdani

in Capitalisms: Towards a Global History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199499717
eISBN:
9780199099269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499717.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

This paper enquires into Mysore’s potentialities for a proto-capitalist development and a sort of industrialization during the reigns of Haidar ‘Ali (r. 1761–82) and Tipu Sultan (r. 1782–99)—the ... More


Devotional Sovereignty: Kingship and Religion in India

Caleb Simmons

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088897
eISBN:
9780190088927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088897.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book investigates the shifting articulations of kingship in a wide variety of literary (Sanskrit and Kannada), visual, and material courtly productions in the South Indian kingdom of Mysore ... More


Political Economy of Conquest: Public Finance and Colonial Warfare

Manu Sehgal

in Creating an Early Colonial Order: Conquest and Contestation in South Asia, c.1775-1807

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190124502
eISBN:
9780190992170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124502.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

By the final decade of the eighteenth century, the political economy of conquest had crystalized into a distinctively recognizable modern form. Expanded scale of war-making created a need to surveil ... More


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