The role of colonialism in the invention of tradition in nineteenth-century India

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Q 1) What was the role of colonialism in the invention of tradition in nineteenth-century India? How were caste and gender formulated during this period? How and why did community identities solidify? How did state institutions like the army and the bureaucracy change in this time (Refer to readings from these authors Dirks, Guha Mani, and Bose & Jalal)