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come together here; to correct one, Berthon must deal with the rest. His approval of the Jodhpur position is worth noting, because Pertab’s unconventional asceticism clashed with a larger cultural expectation of extravagant weddings 167 and with Ranjitsinhji’s desire to spend. This aligned Pertab with the British in more ways than one. It put him on the side of those who articulated a general discomfort with extravagant Rajput weddings, and who associated these expenses with a range of much deeper moral problems in Rajput society

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