Frykenberg, Robert E(ric)

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FRYKENBERG, Robert E(ric)

FRYKENBERG, Robert E(ric). American (born India), b. 1930. Genres: History. Career: University of Wisconsin, Madison, Assistant Professor, 1962-67, Associate Professor, 1967-71, Chairman, Dept. of South Asian Studies, 1970-73, Director, Center for South Asian Studies, 1970-73, Professor, Depts. of History and South Asian Studies, 1971-97, Emeritus Professor, 1997-. Trustee, American Institute of Indian Studies, 1970-81. Publications: Guntur District 1788-1848: A History of Local Influence and Central Authority in South India, 1965; Today's World in Focus: India, 1968; Land Control and Social Structure in Indian History, 1969; Land Tenure and Peasants in South Asia, 1979; History and Belief: The Foundations of Historical Understanding, 1996. EDITOR: (with P. Kolenda) Studies of South India, 1985; Delhi through the Ages: Essays on Urban Culture and Society, 1986, 1993.