Released on 2007-02-01Categories History

The Marathas 1600-1818

The Marathas 1600-1818

Author: Stewart Gordon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521033160

Category: History

Page: 220

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In this book, Dr. Stewart Gordon presents the first comprehensive history of the Maratha polity, which was an important regional kingdom in the seventeenth century and the largest political entity of eighteenth century India. He focuses on the origins of the elite families, problems of legitimacy and loyalty, military organization and change, and the development of administration, tax collection and religious patronage. Through the use of a vast array of documents, the author also gives a picture of everyday life in the Maratha polity.
Released on 2008-03-28Categories History

The Marathas 1600-1818

The Marathas 1600-1818

Author: Stewart Gordon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139055666

Category: History

Page: 0

View: 737

In this book, Dr. Stewart Gordon presents the first comprehensive history of the Maratha polity, which was an important regional kingdom in the seventeenth century and the largest political entity of eighteenth century India. He focuses on the origins of the elite families, problems of legitimacy and loyalty, military organization and change, and the development of administration, tax collection and religious patronage. Through the use of a vast array of documents, the author also gives a picture of everyday life in the Maratha polity.
Released on 2005-01-01Categories History

The State at War in South Asia

The State at War in South Asia

Author: Pradeep Barua

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803213449

Category: History

Page: 437

View: 468

This study offers a panoramic view of the evolution of the South Asian state's military system and its contribution to the effectiveness of the state itself."--BOOK JACKET.
Released on 2004Categories India

History of the Marathas

History of the Marathas

Author: R.S. Chaurasia

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 8126903945

Category: India

Page: 266

View: 612

This Book Deals With History Of The Marathas. Marathas Became Paramount Power After The Disintegration Of Mughal Empire. After The Third Battle Of Panipat In 1761 And Of Buxar In 1765, Marathas Installed Mughal Emperor Shah Alum At Delhi Under Their Protection. Marathas-Sindhian Forces Were Defeated In The Battle Of Assaye And Laswari By British Forces Led By Duke Of Wellington, Who Later On Defeated Nepoleon Bonaparte And Lord Lake. After This Mughal Emperor Shah Alum Came Under British Control. In Spite Of Defeat Of Marathas In 1818, Daulat Rao Sindhia Succeeded In Saving His Gwalior State Without Accepting Subsidiary Alliance During His Life-Time And His Wife Raiza Bai Played An Important Role In Bringing Upheaval Of 1857. Sindhian Family Followed Pragmatic Diplomacy.Sindhia Family Continues To Play An Important Role In Indian Politics And The Last Sindhian Ruler Became Raj Pramukh Of Madhya Bharat. After The Abolition Of Privy Purse, Vijay Raje Sindhia And Basundhra Raje In B.J.P. And Madhavrao Sindhia And Jyotiraditya Sindhia In Congress Continued To Play An Important Role In Indian Politics And Are Related With Nepal And Kashmir Royal Family. This Book Deals With Political Aspects Of Marathas-Sindhian Politics Along With Their Social, Economic And Administrative Aspects. Justice Was Fair, Quick, Cheap And Impartial And There Were No Arrears Of Cases While Now More Than 300 Million Cases Are Pending. The Book Is Based On Original Documents As Well As On Contemporary Books And Is, Therefore, Very Useful For Teachers, Research Scholars, Students And Readers Who May Be Interested To Know Social, Cultural, Economic And Judicial Set Up And Indian Way Of Life Of Pre-British Days.
Released on 2006Categories Great Britain

Battles of the Honourable East India Company

Battles of the Honourable East India Company

Author: M. S. Naravane

Publisher: APH Publishing

ISBN: 813130034X

Category: Great Britain

Page: 261

View: 490

This book deals with all major battles of the East India Company, starting with the naval battle off the coast of swally (Suhali) in 1612 to the Second Sikh war and Annexation of the Punjab in 1849. The Afghan and Burma Wars and the Mutiny of 1857 are excluded. Chapter II deals with the Geographical Portrait and Climate of History of India in which the company operated. Chapter III traces the Evolution of the political and Military Ethos of the Company . Chapters IV to X describe the various battles - against the Portugues and the Dutch, against the Mughals, the French, the Marathas, Haidar and Tipu, the Gorkhas and the Sikhs. Chapter XI discusses the reasons why the Company triumphed.
Released on 2017-03-27Categories Religion

War and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict [3 volumes]

War and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict [3 volumes]

Author: Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610695176

Category: Religion

Page: 1098

View: 794

This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures. • Enables readers to explore the ongoing and important relationship between war and religion across history through coverage of the wars themselves; the important leaders, battles, and campaigns; and the treaties that resulted from these wars • Directs readers to further reading material and supplies a comprehensive bibliography that guides further inquiry into the topic of war and religion • Supplies primary source documents that include letters written by participants of the Crusades, proclamations and declarations from the Protestant Reformation, and UN documents related to war and religion
Released on 2011-03-30Categories History

War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

Author: Kaushik Roy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136790874

Category: History

Page: 256

View: 671

This book examines military success of the British in South Asia during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth centuries. Placing South Asian military history in global, comparative context, it examines military innovations; armies and how they conducted themselves; navies and naval warfare; major Indian military powers, and the British, explaining why they succeeded.
Released on 2013-10-31Categories History

Reader's Guide to Military History

Reader's Guide to Military History

Author: Charles Messenger

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135959777

Category: History

Page: 986

View: 957

This book contains some 600 entries on a range of topics from ancient Chinese warfare to late 20th-century intervention operations. Designed for a wide variety of users, it encompasses general reviews of aspects of military organization and science, as well as specific wars and conflicts. The book examines naval and air warfare, as well as significant individuals, including commanders, theorists, and war leaders. Each entry includes a listing of additional publications on the topic, accompanied by an article discussing these publications with reference to their particular emphases, strengths, and limitations.
Released on 2013-10-11Categories History

War in the Modern World since 1815

War in the Modern World since 1815

Author: Jeremy Black

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136402333

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 312

Conflict is central to human history. It is often the cause, course and consequence of social, cultural and political change. Military history therefore has to be more than a technical analysis of armed conflict. War in the Modern World since 1815 addresses war as a cultural phenomenon, discusses its meaning in different socities and explores the various contexts of military action.