The Fall Of The Moghul Empire Of Hindustan, A New Edition, With Corrections And Additions by ZHINGOORA BOOKS

The Fall Of The Moghul Empire Of Hindustan, A New Edition, With Corrections And Additions

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The Fall Of The Moghul Empire Of Hindustan,

 A New Edition, With Corrections And Additions.

 

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CONTENTS.

 

PART I.

 

CHAPTER I

Preliminary Observations on Hindustan and the City of Dehli

 

CHAPTER II.

Greatness of the Timurides

Causes of Empire's decline

Character of Aurungzeb

Progress of disruption under his descendants

Muhamadan and Hindu enemies

The stage emptied

 

CHAPTER III.

Muhamad Shah

 

CHAPTER IV.

Ahmad Shah

Alamgir II.

 

CHAPTER V,

Afghan invasion

 

CHAPTER VI.

Overthrow of Mahrattas at Panipat


 

 

PART II.

 

CHAPTER I.

A.D. 1760-67.

1760. Movements of Shahzada Ali Gohar, after escaping from Dehli

Shojaa-ud-Daulal

His Character

Ramnarayan defeated

M. Law

1761. Battle of Gaya

1762. March towards Hindustan

1763. Massacre of Patna

1764. Flight of Kasim and Sumroo

Battle of Buxar

1705. Treaty with British

1767. Establishment at Allahabad

Legal position

 

CHAPTER II.

A.D. 1764-71.

1764. Najib-ud-Daula at Dehli

Mirza Jawan Bakht Regent

The Jats

The Jats attacked by Najib

Death of Suraj Mal

1765. Jats attack Jaipur .

1766. Return of Mahrattas

1767. Ahmad Abdali defeats Sikhs .

1768. Mahrattas attack Bhartpur

1770. Rohillas yield to them

Death of Najib-ud-Daula

State of Rohilkand

Zabita Khan .

1771. Mahrattas invite Emperor to return to Dehli

 

CHAPTER III.

A.D. 1771-76

Agency of Restoration .

Madhoji Sindhia

Emperor's return to Dehli . . . .

1772. Zabita Khan attacked by Imperial force under Mirza Najaf Khan

Flight of Zabita

Treaty with Rohillas

Zabita regains office

Mahrattas attack Dehli .

1773. Desperation of Mirza Najaf .

Mahrattas attack Rohilkand .

Opposed by British

Advance of Audh troops

Restoration of Mirza

Abdul Ahid Khan .

Suspicious conduct of Rohillas

Tribute withheld by H. Rahmat

1774. Battle of Kattra

1775. Death of Shojaa-ud-Daula

Zabita Khan rejoins Jats

Najaf Kuli Khan

Successes of Imperial army

1776. Zabita and the Sikhs

Death of Mir Kasim

 

CHAPTER IV.

A.D. 1776-85

Vigour of Empire under M. Najaf

Zabita rebels again

1777. Emperor takes the field .

And the rebellion is suppressed

Sumroo's Jaigir

1778. Abdul Ahid takes the field against the Sikhs

Unsuccessful campaign

1779. Sikhs plunder Upper Doab

Dehli threatened, but relieved

1780. Mirza Najaf's arrangements

Popham takes Gwalior

Death of Sumroo

1781. Begam becomes a Christian

1782. Death of Mirza

Consequent transactions

Afrasyab Khan becomes Premier

Mirza Shaffi at Dehli

1783. Murder of Shaffi

Action of Warren Hastings

1784. Flight of Shahzadah Jawan Bakht

Madhoji Sindhia goes to Agra

Afrasyab murdered

1785. Tribute demanded from British, but refused

Death of Zabita

Sindhia supreme

Chalisa Famine

State of Country

 

CHAPTER V.

A.D. 1786-88.

1786. Gholam Kadir succeeds his father Zabita

Siege of Raghogarh

1787. British policy

Measures of Sindhia

Rajput confederacy

Battle of Lalsot

Mohammed Beg's death

Defection of his nephew Ismail Beg

Greatness of Sindhia

Gholam Kadir enters Dehli

But checked by Begam Sumroo and Najaf Kuli

Gholam Kadir joins Ismail Beg

1788. Battle of Chaksana

Emperor proceeds towards Rajputana

Shahzada writes to George III.

Najaf Kuli rebels

Death of Shahzada

Siege of Gokalgarh

Emperor's return to Dehli

Battles of Fatihpur and Firozabad

Confederates meet at Dehli

Sindhia is inactive

Benoit de Boigne

 

CHAPTER VI.

A.D. 1788

Defection of Moghuls and retreat of Hindu Guards

Confederates obtain possession of palace

Emperor deposed

Palace plundered

Gholam Kadir in the palace

Emperor blinded

Approach of Mahrattas

Apprehensions of the spoiler

Moharram at Dehli

Explosion in palace

Gholam Kadir flies to Meerut

His probable intentions

His capture and punishment

Sindhia's measures

Future nature of narrative

Poetical lament of Emperor


 

PART III.

 

CHAPTER I.

A.D. 1788 - 94.

Sindhia as Mayor of palace

British policy

1789. Augmentation of Sindhia's Army

1790. Ismail Beg joins the Rajput rising

Battle of Patan

Sindhia at Mathra

Siege of Ajmir

Jodhpur Raja

Battle of Mirta

Rivals alarmed

French officers

1792. Sindhia's progress to Puna

Holkar advances in his absence

Ismail Beg taken prisoner

Battle of Lakhairi

Sindhia rebuked by Lord Cornwallis

His great power

Rise of George Thomas

1793. He quits Begam's service

Sindhia at Punah

1794. His death and character

 

CHAPTER II.

A.D. 1794 - 1800.

Daulat Rao Sindhia

Thomas adopted by Appa Khandi Rao

1795. Revolution at Sardhana

Begum delivered by Thomas

Becomes a wiser woman

Movements of Afghans

Battle of Kurdla

1796. De Boigne retires

1797. General Perron

Musalman intrigues

Afghans checked

Succession in Audh

1798 War of the Bais

1799. Afghans and British, and treaty with the Nizam

Rising of Shimbunath

Thomas independent

Revolt of Lakwa Dada

1801. Holkar defeated at Indor

Power of Perron

 

CHAPTER III.

A.D. 1801-3.

Feuds of Mahrattas

Perron attacks Thomas

Thomas falls

1802. Treaty of Bassein

1803. Marquis of Wellesley

Supported from England

Fear entertained of the French

Sindhia threatened

Influence of Perron

Plans of the French

The First Consul.

Wellesley's views

War declared

Lake's Force

Sindhia's European officers

Anti-English feelings, and fall of Perron

Battle of Dehli

Lake enters the capital

Is received by Emperor

No treaty made

 

 

 

CHAPTER IV.

CONCLUSION

Effect of climate upon race

Early immigrants

Early French and English

Empire not overthrown by British

Perron's administration

Changes since then

The Talukdars

Lake's friendly intentions towards them

Their power curbed

No protection for life, property, or traffic

Uncertain reform without foreign aid

Concluding remarks

 

 

APPENDIX.

Title:The Fall Of The Moghul Empire Of Hindustan, A New Edition, With Corrections And AdditionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:July 21, 2012Publisher:Zhingoora BooksLanguage:English

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