The Indian Empire: Its Peoples, History, and Products

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Trübner, 1886 - India - 747 pages
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Contents

The Kandhs Tribal Government Wars and Blood Revenge 63
61
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68
Statistics of NonAryan Races in 1872 and 1881 6971
69
CHAPTER IV
75
The Aryan Tribes organized into Kingdoms
87
Bráhman Supremacy established Brahman Ideal Life 9497
94
Bráhman Science and Grammar Pánini 100
100
The Hindu Drama Kálidása 125127
101
Bráhman Mathematics Medicine and Surgery 106110
106
Hindu Art of War
112
Secular Literature of the Hindus
118
The Rámáyana its Story and its Author Válmiki I 22
124
The Hindu Novel Beast Stories 127
127
1
131
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
CHAPTER VI
163
Seleukos and Chandra Gupta
169
IndoScythic Settlements Sen Gupta and Valabhi Dynasties 181
181
CHAPTER VIII
191
Shrines common to Different Faiths
203
Kumárila Bhatta Sankara Acharya
209
Siva and Vishnu compared
215
KrishnaWorship the Chief Vishnuite Sects 222
222
X
229
Early Indian Christians 190 A D 234
235
First Portuguese Missionaries 1500 A D the Syrian Rite 243245
243
Parochial Organization of Portuguese India
247
The Portuguese Inquisition at Goa 253
253
First Protestant Missionaries 1705 Danish Lutherans 259
259
The Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment 266
266
First Túrki Invasions Subuktigín 977 A D
272
Slave Dynasty 12061290 A D Altamsh the Empress Raziyá 278
278
I
290
Akbars Organization of the Empire Military and Judicial
296
Jahangirs Personal Character his Justice and Religion
302
Aurangzebs twenty years Maratha War his Despair
308
Aurangzebs Provinces and Revenues 310
310
CHAPTER XII
317
their Literature
325
The Prákrits or Ancient Aryan Vernaculars 336338
336
The Seven Modern Vernaculars 342344
342
CHAPTER XIV
356
Their Brilliant Progress but Shortsighted Policy
362
Early English Factories Surat Masulipatam Húglí 368
368
378430
378
Native Rulers of Bengal 17071756 the Black Hole
380
Massacre of Patná First Sepoy Mutiny Battle of Baxar
386
Provincial Administration in different Provinces +34
435
Land System of Bombay the Survey Tenure 448
448
Excise Distilleries and Breweries 454
454
Heavy Taxation in Native States
464
Imperial and Municipal Finance
470
Education 472479
472
The Vernacular Press Newspapers and Books 480481
480
482544
482
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
The Forest Department 522 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
132162
545
Assisted and Native State Railways 548
548
163173
555
Growth of Trade Quinquennial Table of Foreign Trade 561
561
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
The Himalayan Trade Routes Nepál Tibet 587
587
Religious Fairs Village Markets
593
174190
598
191228
618
Saltpetre Manufacture and Export of 623
623
I
631
The Rániganj Coal Seams
637
Gangetic Plain Eastern Bengal Assam 643
643
Rainfall Returns 649
649
652664
652
Wolf Fox Jackal Dog Hyena 654
654
Reptiles Loss of Life from Snake bite the Cobra
660
Deathrate in India Average Duration of Life 666
666
Tables of Birth and Death Rates 676679
675
Health of the Native Army Causes of Mortality 682684
682
603
692
according to Birthplace
695
INDEX 705747
705
The Army of India its Constitution 470 471
707
Changes of Occupation by Castes
714
Dravidian Languages Tamil 330333
718
Practical Working of Caste no Poor Law Rewards
724
The English in Bengal 16341696 380
725
CHAPTER XXI
733
CHAPTER I
737

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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 ,Ł10 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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