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. A three-volume series covering the history of the history of the Maratha people. on the Marathas is evident from the fact that J. N. Sarkar in his study of Shivaji regarded Grant Duff as his direct predecessor. Grant Duff was not the first British .

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Lists with This Book. Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, Nilanjana Mukhopadhyay added it Apr 05, BanffAberdeenshireScotland. While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonafuff became, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend.

About James Grant Duff. Ram rated it really liked it Jun 15, Aditya Sundararajan marked it as to-read Apr 17, Mukesh Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 20, 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 that Pratap Singh, having improved greatly under his care, [4] was made direct ruler of Satara in ; but under Grant’s successor, General Briggshis behaviour was unsatisfactory.

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A History Of The Mahrattas by James Grant Duff

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.

During the long operations against the Peshwa Bajirao IIterminating in his overthrow, Grant took a considerable part, both in a civil and in a military capacity, attaining the rank of captain in his regiment.

Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, Prahlad added it Mar 19, His instructions are contained in a letter of Elphinstone’s, dated 8 Apriland his remuneration was fixed at rupees per month, with allowances of rupees per month, which was in addition to an office establishment.

After completing the cadet training in Bombay, he joined the Bombay Grenadiers [ when? At an unusually early age [ when?

Makarand Kulkarni marked it as to-read May 16, Amit Yerunkar marked it as to-read Jun 26, His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College. Tushar marked it as to-read Oct 14, No trivia or quizzes yet. 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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Refresh and try dutf. Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, Neela Khandge marked it as to-read Feb 02, Note that volume 2 and volume 3 are to be read after this. JP Chandran rated it marrathas liked it Dec 21, Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, About he succeeded to the estate at Eden, and taking the additional name of Duff settled there, improving the property.

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Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwaafter the Battle of Ashteh in February brant, and restored to the throne under Grant’s tutelage. Gaurav more added it Jul 14, The arrangements which he prescribed both for the etiquette of the Durbar and for the management of the revenue remained as he left them for many years.

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