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Pilgrimage and Power: The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS INTRODUCTION: PILGRIMAGE AND POWER 1. The Power of Discourses: Representations of the Kumbh Mela 2. Sovereign Spaces: Allahabad Fort and the Sangam, 1765-1860 3. Mela as Resistance:Expand
Gentlemanly Terrorists: Political Violence and the Colonial State in India, 1919–1947
  • K. Maclean
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
  • 4 June 2018
Pilgrimage and power
The Portrait's Journey: The Image, Social Communication and Martyr-Making in Colonial India
  • K. Maclean
  • Art
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • 1 November 2011
Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary nationalist executed by the British in 1931, continues to be an enormously popular figure in contemporary India, immediately recognizable in ubiquitous posters,Expand
A Revolutionary History of Interwar India: Violence, Image, Voice and Text
Focussing on the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army (HSRA), A Revolutionary History delivers a fresh perspective on the ambitions, ideologies and practices of this influential organisation, formedExpand
Reading Revolutionaries: Texts, Acts, and Afterlives of Political Action in Late Colonial South Asia
This essay maps out the discursive and political trajectories of the ‘revolutionary’ in Indian historical and literary worlds. Focusing on the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army and related interwarExpand
Conflicting spaces: The Kumbh Mela and the fort of Allahabad
THE COLONIAL ADMINISTRATION OF RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS, OR,MELAS, was fraught with ambivalence. Melas were large, potentially dangerous, gatherings of devout Hindus, holy men and officiating brahmans,Expand
The History of a Legend: Accounting for Popular Histories of Revolutionary Nationalism in India*
  • K. Maclean
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
  • 16 February 2012
Abstract Narratives about the revolutionary movement have largely been the preserve of the popular domain in India, as Christopher Pinney has recently pointed out. India's best-known revolutionary,Expand