History of British Rule in India

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Jan 1, 1999 - India - 376 pages
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The Book Is Comprehensive, Analytical And Critical Account Of Modern Indian History Beginning With The Foundation Of The East India Company And Going Upto The Publication Of The White Paper Of 1933. The Indian Readers May Not Agree With All The Views Expressed In The Book But Would Still Find It Highly Interesting And Useful.The Book Would Be Found Of Immense Use By Students, Teachers And Researchers Of Indian History.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
1
CHAP CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
2
FOUNDATION OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY
3
ERA OF PORTUGUESE AND DUTCH RIVALRY
17
ERA OF CONSOLIDATION 16601710
30
ANARCHY DISSOLUTION OF INDIAN POLITICAL SYSTEMS
54
17401785
65
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE 66
66
Administration of Lord William Bentinck
317
First Afghan War
331
RANJIT SINGHS DOMINIONS 370
335
Conquest and Pacification of Sind 354
354
18451859
374
Chronological Table 366
366
First Sikh War 367
367
Second Sikh War The Punjab Tradition 380
380

FIRST ANGLOFRENCH WAR IN THE CARNATIC
67
ANGLOFRENCH AND MYSORE CAMPAIGNS
68
THE CONQUISTADORES
80
MAP OF BENGAL BIHAR AND OUDH TIME OF CLIVE AND WARREN HASTINGS
83
SHAKING THE PAGODA TREE 98
98
WARREN HASTINGS GOVERNOR OF BENGAL 115
115
HASTINGS AS GOVERNORGENERAL
131
MAP OF MARATHA WARS IN TIME OF WARREN HASTINGS LORD WELLESLEY
145
INTERNAL POLITICS OF BENGAL 150
150
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
168
LORD CORNWALLIS AND SlR JOHN SHORE
169
BRITISH INDIA UNDER CORNWALLIS 1792
178
ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS
185
FINAL DEFEAT OF TIPU SULTAN
197
BRITISH INDIA UNDER WELLESLEY 1799
209
CAMPAIGNS OF Ass AYE AND LASWARI
213
LORD LAKES CAMPAIGNS AND MARATHA WAR OF 1843
220
PEACEFUL ANNEXATIONS AND READJUSTMENTS
228
LORD MINTOS ADMINISTRATION
238
THE NEPAL WAR
250
FINANCIAL PROBLEMS 259
259
THE PlNDARI AND MARATHA WARS
269
BRITISH INDIA UNDER LORD HASTINGS 1823
280
OUT iOB Chronological Table
290
Lord Amherst and Lord William Bentinck
291
Racial Estrangement and Changing Hindu Outlook
306
Lord Dalhousies Administration and Annexations
393
BRITISH INDIA UNDER LORD DALHOUSIE 1856
403
Peasants and Craftsmen under the Company
421
Nature and Origin of the Mutiny
435
The Mutiny
447
18591885
458
Chronological Table
460
Effect of the Mutiny
461
Paternal Administration
472
Decline of Paternalism
483
SKETCH MAP ILLUSTRATING FAMINES FROM 1770 ONWARDS
490
The NorthWest Frontier and Burma
499
AFGHANISTAN facing page
508
18851914
525
Chronological Table 526
526
Bureaucracy in Operation 527
527
The Growth of Nationalism
540
The Frontier and Tibet 550
550
Bureaucracy on the Defensive 559
559
Repression and Conciliation
576
Economics of the PreWar Period
587
Appendix A Economics of Early Part of Administration
656
Bibliographical Note
665
Index 671
671
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