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  title={The Subordination of the Sovereigns: Colonialism and the Gond Rajas in Central India, 1818–1948*},
  author={Bhangya Bhukya},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={288 - 317}
Abstract British colonial intervention in India had sought to establish an exclusive sovereignty as was embodied in the modern state of the West. India had a tradition of existence of multiple sovereignties even during the times of strong imperial powers. Pre-colonial imperial powers had enjoyed symbolic sovereignty particularly over forest and hill areas, while local powers had undisputed sovereignty over resources and people in their territories. The British colonial state disturbed this… 

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