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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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A History Of The Mahrattas by James Grant Duff

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Neela Khandge marked it as to-read Feb 02, Duff died on 23 Septemberleaving a daughter and two sons, of whom the elder, Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant DuffM.

At an unusually early age [ when? Aniket marked it as to-read Sep 06, About James Grant Duff. JP Chandran rated it really liked it Dec 21, 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.

By proclamation dated 11 AprilElphinstone made full powers over to Grant for the arrangement of Satara’s affairs of state. Vivek Nayak marked it as to-read Jul 20, Amit Yerunkar marked it as to-read Jun 26, Return to Book Page.


James Grant Duff

Nikhil Upadhye marked it as to-read May 07, Aditya Sundararajan marked it as to-read Apr 17, No trivia or quizzes yet. In Duff participated as an ensign in the storming of Maliaha fortified stronghold of freebooterswhere he displayed bravery. Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, 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 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. By treaty of 25 SeptemberGrant was to administer the country in the Rajah’s grqnt tilland then transfer it to him and his officers when they should prove fit for the task.

Graht 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.

During the long operations against the Peshwa Marrathas 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. Dukale marked it as to-read Feb 24, After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his health, and he retired to Scotland, where he occupied himself in graht A History of the Mahrattasthe materials for which graht 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.


Prahlad added it Mar 19, Note that volume 2 and volume 3 are to be read after this. Jun 15, Ram rated it really liked it.

A History Of The Mahrattas

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Tushar marked it as to-read Oct 14, Zubaria Ali marked it as to-read May 10, For those desparate to read it I can do a pdf on special demand Books by James Grant Duff. Sandeep Patil marked it as to-read Jan 31, Nilanjana Mukhopadhyay added it Apr 05, Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, Ghanshyam Holkar rated it did not like it Jan 17, Views Read Edit View history.

Ajaygambhire marked it as to-read Dec 23, To be linked with Vols 1 and Ram rated it really liked it Jun 15, Great to have it as it is out of print. 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.

Rajani marked it as to-read Nov 18, Vinay Likhite marked it as to-read Apr 26, Kaustubh Kulkarni rated it liked it Oct 06, Retrieved from ” https: 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.