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Robes of Honour: Khilat in Pre-Colonial and Colonial India Stewart Gordon

Robes of Honour: Khilat in Pre-Colonial and Colonial India

Stewart Gordon

Published February 13th 2003
ISBN : 9780195663228
Hardcover
160 pages
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This volume analyzes the khilat ceremony, the tradition of honorific robing, prevalent in South Asia in the pre- colonial and colonial periods. The essays here examine the historical depth, geographic spread and general importance of the custom.