Negotiating Mughal Law

@inproceedings{Chatterjee2020NegotiatingML,
  title={Negotiating Mughal Law},
  author={Nandini Chatterjee},
  year={2020}
}
Based on a completely reconstructed archive of Persian, Hindi and Marathi documents, Nandini Chatterjee provides a unique micro-history of a family of landlords in Malwa, central India, who flourished in the region from at least the sixteenth until the twentieth century. By exploring their daily interactions with imperial elites as well as villagers andmarauders, Chatterjee offers a new history of the Mughal Empire from below, far from the glittering courts of the emperors and nobles, but still… 
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