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Bhavani Raman

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Assistant Professor, Princeton University.


Early colonial South India, colonial law, and scribal culture.

Selected publications: 

Document Raj: Scribes and Writing in Early Colonial South India (2012). In this book Bhavani Raman examines the textual practices of the small world of the office work and colonial administration in the Tamil speaking region of South India.

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The making of Tamil Studies across the Bay of Bengal