Reconstructing Identity and Situating Themselves in History: A Preliminary Note on the Meenas of Jaipur Locality

@article{Sinha2000ReconstructingIA,
  title={Reconstructing Identity and Situating Themselves in History: A Preliminary Note on the Meenas of Jaipur Locality},
  author={Nandini Sinha},
  journal={Indian Historical Review},
  year={2000},
  volume={27},
  pages={29 - 43}
}
  • Nandini Sinha
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • History
  • Indian Historical Review
This short essay is based on oral traditions of the Meenas (the largest tribal community of Rajasthan)' of Jaipur locality recorded in the early nineteenth century bardic traditions and Koormaviliisa Vamsavalzof the Kachhawaha royal family, NainsirtKhydt, rural records and exploration records. As far as oral traditions of Meenas are concerned, they are confined to that part which narrates their history. Attempts that began in the early nineteenth century continued to be reaffirmed through the… 
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