Annals and antiquities of rajasthan volume 1 pdf

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Books by James Tod (Author of The Annals and Antiquities of Rajast Han; Or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India Volume 1)

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Annals and antiquities of Rajasthan, or The central and western Rajput states of India (Volume 1)

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He commanded the escort attached to the Resident at Sindhia from to In the latter year he was in charge of the Intelligence Department which largely contributed to the break up of the Maratha Confederacy in the Third Anglo-Maratha War, and was of great assistance in the campaign in Rajputana. In he was appointed political agent for the states of western Rajputana, where he successfully acted as a aribitrator between rival chieftains, settling their feuds. At the dawn of the archaeological and historical study of India, Tod presents the contemporary geography and a detailed history of Rajputana along with the history of the Rajput clans who ruled most of the area at that time. Tod's work drew on local archives, Rajput traditional sources, and monuments such as the Edicts of Asoka found at Junagadh. He returned to England in with a wealth of material for what became a fundamental study of Rajast'han's historical development. The work is ornamented with a fine series of plates, the majority of which are from drawings either by a local artist whose name is given as Ghafsi, or Captain Waugh, a friend and kinsman of the author who died just before the work was published.

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In his uncle, Patrick Heatly, procured him an East Indian cadetship, and, after a course of instruction at Woolwich, he proceeded March to Bengal, where he was posted to the 2nd European regiment, his commission bearing date 9 Jan. - We apologize for this inconvenience. Your IP address has been automatically blocked from accessing the Project Gutenberg website, www.

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