Robes of Honour (Hardcover)

Khilat in Pre-Colonial and Colonial India

By Stewart Gordon (Editor)

Oxford University Press, USA, 9780195663228, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2003

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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.