Musicians and dancers in the India Office Records

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Abstract

This is a blogpost to accompany the podcast A Bloody Difficult Woman: Mayalee Dancing Girl vs. The East India Company: https://soundcloud.com/user-513302522/a-bloody-difficult-woman-mayalee-dancing-girl-vs-the-east-india-company . It discusses what kinds of information are available on North indian musicians, dancers, and other kinds of performers in the official records of the East India Company held in the India Office collections British Library and in the National Archives of India. It was published originally on the British Library Asian and African Studies blog.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBlogpost
Media of outputBritish Library Asian and African Studies Blog
Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2019

Keywords

  • colonialism
  • Indian history
  • Indian music
  • ethnomusicology

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