Books & Book Chapters


Illustrating India: The Early Colonial Investigations of Colin Mackenzie (1784-1821). New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2010

ISBN: 13:978-0-19-806441-1 

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The Courts of Pre-Colonial South India. Material Culture and KingshipLondon, Routledge, 2003  (NOW IN PAPERBACK!)

ISBN: 0700715851

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Book chapters


‘The Women of Tipu Sultan’s Court.’

In G. Tillotson (editor) Tipu Sultan: Image and Distance. Pp. 95-112. New Delhi: Archana, 2022. 

ISBN: 978-93-81217-92-4  

‘Illustrated Jaina Collections in the British Libray.’

In J. Hegewald (editor) Jaina Painting and Manuscript Culture: In Memory of Paolo Pianarosa. Pp.245-267. Berlin, EB-Verlag, 2015.

ISBN: 978-3-86893-174-7 (Download order form!)

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‘Indian Company School Art from 1780 to 1820: Collecting Versus Documenting.’ 

In J. Hegewald (editor) In the Shadow of the Golden Age: Art and Identity in Asia from Gandhara to the Modern Age. Pp.371-396. Berlin, EB-Verlag, 2014

ISBN: 978-3-86893-149-5

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‘The British Library.’ 

In L. Ellis (editor) Oil Paintings in Public Ownership in Camden, Volume II. Pp.52-87. London, The Public Catalogue Foundation, 2013


‘A Colonial History of Sculptures from the Amaravati Stupa.’ 

In J. Hawkes and A. Shimada (editors)  Buddhist Stupas in South Asia. Pp. 20-39. Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2009

ISBN: 978-0-19-569886-2

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‘Colin Mackenzie, the Madras School of Orientalism, and Investigations at Mahabalipuram.’

In Thomas Trautmann (editor)  The Madras School of Orientalism: Producing Colonial Knowledge in Colonial South India.  Pp. 74-109. New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2009

ISBN: 019806314-8

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