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A History of the Mahrattas

A History of the Mahrattas
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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - South Asian History

  • Date Published: May 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108073028

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  • One of the many famous 'administrator-historians' of India, James Grant Duff (1789–1858), Captain of the First Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry, first arrived in India as a cadet at the age of sixteen. Quickly mastering the Marathi, Urdu, and Persian languages, Duff became well known for his ability to cut through the cultural divide, and was regarded as a valuable resource for the East India Company's expansion of trade. His wide-ranging network of connections enabled him to obtain unrestricted access to state papers, documents and temple archives. Consequently, Duff's history is comprehensive and thorough; it served as the best history of its kind for decades.

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    • Date Published: May 2011
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108073028
    • dimensions: 324 x 250 x 153 mm
    • weight: 2.67kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus. 2 maps
    • availability: In stock
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    part of Angria's territory
    4. From AD 1756, to AD 1760. Rugonath Rao proceeds on an expedition to Hindoostan
    5. From AD 1760, to AD 1761. Meer Shahabodeen seizes Mooltan and Lahore
    6. From AD 1761, to AD 1766. Mahdoo Rao Bullal invested as Peishwa
    7. From AD 1766, to AD 1772. Conquest may be too slow as well as too rapid
    8. From AD 1772, to AD 1774. State of parties upon the death of Mahdoo Rao
    9. From AD 1772, to AD 1775. The Court of Directors appoint a resident envoy to Poona
    10. AD 1775. Expedition under Colonel Keating sails for Guzerat
    11. From Ad 1774, to AD 1778. The Supreme Council in Bengal assumes the powers of general administration
    12. From AD 1777, to AD 1779. Mr. Hornby's minute respecting Mahratta affairs
    13. From AD 1779, to AD 1782. Hyder makes himself master of the Mahratta territory, south of the Kistna
    14. From AD 1773, to AD 1784. Affairs at the imperial court
    15. From AD 1784, to AD 1785. Factions at the imperial court. Volume 3.

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    James Grant Duff

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