Longmans' School History Of India; In Tamil

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byGeorge Uglow Pope

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE HISTORY OF THE MAHRATTAS, FROM THE BIRTH OF SIVAjl, A.D. 1627, TO THE PRESENT TIME Summary of Mahratta History.--To make Mahratta history more intelligible, it is necessary to divide it into six periods: I. Their founder, or rather temporary restorer, Sivaji's life, A.D. 1627-1680. II. From Sivaji's death to the liberation of Sahu, 1680-1708, after the death of Aurungzib. III. To the (fourth) second battle of Panipat, 1761. IV. From 1761 to 1774, and the First Mahratta War (with the English), 1774 to 1782: Panipat to Salbai. V. From 1782 to 1803, and the Second and Third Mahratta (English) WARS, 1803, 1804, and 1805: Bassein and AsSAi; and the VI. Minor events subsequent to AD. 1805, including the Fourth Mahratta War. Part I.--Mahratta History To The Death Of Sivaji, 1680. 1. The Mahratta Country.--The country of the Mahrattas, or Maharashtra (the great province), is bounded on the north by the Satpura Mountains; and extends from about Surat on the west to the Wain Ganga, east of Nagpur. The boundary follows that river till it falls into the Warda (Varada), on to Manickdurg, thence to Mahur, and thence to Goa. On the west it is bounded by the ocean. It is watered by the Narbaddah, the Tapti, the Godavari, the Bima, the Kishtna, and their many tributaries. The famous Mahratta horses are bred on the banks of these rivers. 82 The Konkan.--The Konkan is the country from the Western Ghats, called there the Syhadrt range, to the sea; and from Sivadashagurh to the Tapti. Hill Forts.--The character of the Mahrattas has in all periods been much affected by a peculiarity in the physical geography of their country. Hugh masses of basaltic rock protruded through the alluvial soil in every part of the country, rise to the height of from forty to four hun...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE HISTORY OF THE MAHRATTAS, FROM THE BIRTH OF SIVAjl, A.D. 1627, TO THE PRESENT TIME Summary of Mahratta History.-...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217847803

ISBN - 13:9780217847803

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