The Indian Empire: Its Peoples, History, and Products

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Trübner, 1886 - India - 747 pages
 

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Contents

CHAPTER IV
75
The Four Castes formed
91
Bráhman Theology
97
The Hindu Drama Kálidása 125127
101
Bráhman Mathematics Medicine and Surgery 106110
106
Indian Architecture Artwork and Painting 112
112
Secular Literature of the Hindus
118
Later Sanskrit Epics 124
124
The Hindu Novel Beast Stories 127
127
Buddha the Spiritual Development of the Heroic Aryan Man 133
133
Political Life of Buddha his Opponents Devadatta 139
139
The Work of Kanishka
147
Buddhas Personality denied
153
THE GREEKS IN INDIA 327 TO 161 B C
163
Seleukos and Chandra Gupta
169
PreBuddhistic Scythic Influences the Horse Sacrifice
176
PreAryan Kingdoms in Northern India 183
183
Scythic and Nágá Influences on Hinduism 189
189
Changes of Occupation by Castes 196
196
A Japanese Temple and a Christian Church 202
202
Shrines common to Different Faiths
203
Kumárila Bhatta Sankara Acharya
209
Siva and Vishnu compared
215
Kabir Chaitanya VallabhaSwámi 21822 2
222
CHAPTER IX
229
Early Indian Christians 190 A D 234
235
PAGE
238
Native Rulers of Bengal 17071756 the Black Hole
239
First Portuguese Missionaries 1500 A D the Syrian Rite 243245
243
Parochial Organization of Portuguese India
247
Organization of Roman Catholic Missions 255
255
Bishopric of Calcutta Indian Sees
261
CHAPTER X
268
House of Ghor 10011030 A D Muhammad of Ghors
275
Mughal Mercenaries for the Suppression of Hindu Revolts 282
282
CHAPTER XI
290
Akbars Organization of the Empire Military and Judicial
296
Jahangirs Personal Character his Justice and Religion
302
Aurangzebs Provinces and Revenues 310
310
CHAPTER XII
317
CHAPTER XIII
325
Sanskrit Prákrit and NonAryan Elements in Modern
339
Hindi its Historical Development and Chief Authors 345
345
Physical Aspects 142 Early European Settlements 356377
356
Their Brilliant Progress but Shortsighted Policy
362
Early English Factories Surat Masulipatam Huglí 368
368
The Population of India 4352 History of British Rule 378430
378
Battle of Plassey 1757 and its Results 381383
381
The Grant of the Diwání 1765
387
Second Mysore War
394
Land Law of 1859 Rent Commission of 1880 443
443
Land System of NorthWestern Provinces and Punjab
451
Finance and Taxation of British India 457470
457
Heavy Taxation in Native States
464
Education 472479
472
The Vernacular Press Newspapers and Books 480481
480
Wheat Millets Pulses Oilseeds Vegetables 486490
486
Jute Cultivation and Preparation Exports 494
494
Table of Crop Statistics Acreage
501
Processes of Tea Cultivation and Manufacture 508
508
Model Farms the Problem of improved Husbandry 515517
515
524528
522
Irrigation its Function in India 528
528
In Madras Mysore Central Provinces 535537
535
History of previous Famines 1769 to 1876 511
542
The NonAryan Races 5374 British Administration of India 43148
544
Assisted and Native State Railways 548
548
The Greeks in India 163173 Commerce and Trade 555597
555
Large Seaborne Trade impossible under the Mughals
556
Indian Foreign Trade Statistics Imports and Exports 563581
563
Exports Raw Cotton Jute Rice Wheat 569572
569
Export of Cotton and Jute Manufactures 575
575
Effects of the Suez Canal on Indian Trade
581
Local Trade the Village Moneylender
592
Scythic Inroads into India 174190 Arts and Manufactures 598617
598
Carpets and Rugs Processes of Manufacture 604
604
European Industries Steam Cotton Mills 610612
610
Brewing Papermaking Leather etc 616617
616
Rise of Hinduism 191228 Mines and Minerals 618630
618
The Four Great Coal Fields Future of Indian Coal
622
Saltpetre Manufacture and Export of 623
623
Christianity in India 229267 Geology 631640
631
The Ráníganj Coal Seams
637
Early MuhammadanRulers 268289 Meteorology 641651
641
Gangetic Plain Eastern Bengal Assam 643
643
The Mughal Empire 290316 Zoology and Botany 652664
652
Wolf Fox Jackal Dog Hyena 654
654
Reptiles Loss of Life from Snake bite the Cobra
660
The Maráthá Power 317324 Vital Statistics 665686
665
Deathrate in India Average Duration of Life 666667
666
Tables of Birth and Death Rates 676679
675
Aurangzebs twenty years Maráthá War his Despair
677
Health of the Native Army Causes of Mortality 682684
682
Area Towns and Villages Houses Population
689
NonAsiatic Population of British India classified
695
their Literature 325355 Index 705747
705
BalanceSheet of British India 465468
711
Dravidian Languages Tamil 330333
718
The English in Bengal 16341696 380
725
CHAPTER I
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Page 83 - Where there is eternal light, in the world where the sun is placed, in that immortal, imperishable world, place me, O Soma. " Where King Vaivasvata reigns, where the secret place of heaven is, where these mighty waters are : there make me immortal.
Page 371 - The increase of our revenue is the subject of our care, as much as our trade : — 'tis that must maintain our force, when twenty accidents may interrupt our trade: 'tis that must make us a nation in India...
Page 371 - ... tis that must make us a nation in India. Without that we are but a great number of interlopers, united by His Majesty's royal charter, fit only to trade where nobody of power thinks it their interest to prevent us. And upon this account it is that the wise Dutch, in all their general advices that we have seen, write ten paragraphs concerning their government, their civil and military policy, warfare, and the increase of their revenue, for one paragraph they write concerning trade.
Page 126 - Wouldst thou the young year's blossoms and the fruits of its decline, And all by which the soul is charmed, enraptured, feasted, fed, Wouldst thou the earth, and heaven itself in one sole name combine ? I name thee, O Sakuntala ! and all at once is said.
Page 83 - Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Page 141 - The secret of Buddha's success was that he brought spiritual deliverance to the people. He preached that salvation was equally open to all men, and that it must be earned, not by propitiating imaginary deities, but by our own conduct. His doctrines thus cut away the religious basis of caste, impaired the efficiency of the sacrificial ritual, and assailed the supremacy of the Brdhmans as the mediators between God and man.
Page 684 - On this point we may refer to our memorandum on the Report of the Sanitary Commissioner with the Government of India for 1889.
Page 613 - Several members of one family often work together, earning between them as much as ,£10 a month. The hours of work are from six in the morning to six at night, with an hour allowed in the middle of the day for meals and smoking.
Page 235 - And the report is, that he there found his own arrival anticipated by some who there were acquainted with the gospel of Matthew, to whom Bartholomew, one of the apostles, had preached, and had left them the gospel of Matthew in the Hebrew, which was also preserved until this time.
Page 404 - Whose constant study it was, to elevate the intellectual And moral character of The Nations committed to his charge...

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