Unruly Hinterlands and Settlement Histories of the Deccan Plateau


Historical studies of the Deccan region in south-central India have tended to define its political evolution, eulogizing the greatness of its forgotten empires and monuments. This paper uses the settlement histories of the early Deccan Plateau to highlight how heterogeneity, and a process of continual adjustment, shape historical settlements and lead to unruliness.

DOI: doi.org/10.5282/rcc/7321