Results 1 – 16 of 24 by James Grant Duff and David Capen History of the Marathas. Translated from the English Original of Grant Duff by David Capon. James Grant Duff (8 July – 23 September ) was a British soldier and historian from Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwa, after the Battle notices are taken; James Grant Duff, History of the Mahrattas, 4 vols; Burke’s Landed Gentry; Aitcheson, Indian Treaties, volume iv. Volume: 3; Author: James Grant Duff; Category: Asia; Length: Pages; Year:

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Differences with Hyderabad revived Bajee Rao summons. Dukale marked it as to-read Feb 24, Page – and with him,” says Colonel Palmer, ” has departed all the wisdom and moderation of the Mahratta government. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A History Of The Mahrattas Vol.i

Makarand Amondikar marked it as to-read Jan 13, At an unusually early age [ when? About James Grant Duff. Kaustubh Kulkarni rated it liked it Oct 06, Lists with This Book. This page was msrathas edited on 24 Julyat History of the Mahrattas Full view – Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, To be linked with Vols 1 and Aniket marked it as to-read Sep 06, Vaibhav marked it as to-read Sep 17, During the long operations against the Peshwa Bajirao IIterminating in his overthrow, Grant took a considerable part, both in hisstory civil and in a military capacity, attaining the rank of captain in his regiment.


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BanffAberdeenshireScotland. After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his health, and he retired to Scotland, where he occupied himself in completing A History of the Mahrattasthe materials for which he had long been collecting with great diligence and under peculiarly favorable opportunities, through his access to state papers, family and temple archives, and his personal acquaintance with the Mahratta chiefs.

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A History Of The Mahrattas by James Grant Duff

Mahesh Andar rated it really liked it Jan 15, Mihir marked it duuff to-read Jun 24, In his wife Jane Catharine Ainslie only daughter of Sir Whitelaw Ainsliean eminent physician and author of the Materia Medica Indicawhom he married insucceeded to an estate in Fife belonging to her mother’s family, whereupon he took the further name of Cuninghame. Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, Sandeep Patil marked it as to-read Duvf 31, He was particularly successful in understanding the native character, and in discovering the mean between too rapid reform and too great deference to native prejudice and immobility.

Page – October, marathaas ffuns were yoked, their ot saddled, and their infantry in readiness. Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, Refresh and try again. While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand became, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend. Grant carefully impressed upon the rajah that any intercourse with other princes, except such as the treaty provided for, would be punished with annexation of his territory, and trained him so successfully in the habits of business trant Pratap Singh, having improved greatly under his care, [4] was made direct ruler b Satara in ; but under Grant’s successor, General Briggshis behaviour was unsatisfactory.


His principal defects originated in the want of personal courage, and in an ambition not always restrained by principle. Tushar marked it as to-read Oct 14, By proclamation dated 11 AprilElphinstone made full powers over to Grant for the arrangement of Satara’s affairs of state.

History of the Mahrattas

Want to Read saving…. Makarand Kulkarni marked it as gistory May 16, Bhagyashree Nimbalkar marked it as to-read Jun 05, Popular passages Page 94 – Sindia, though much of his success is attributable to a combination of circumstances ; he was a man of great political sagacity, and of considerable genius ; of deep artifice, of restless ambition, and of implacable revenge.

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