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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Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College. Makarand Amondikar marked it as to-read Jan 13, A must read if you are history buff and want to know what was happening in India during Mughal rule.
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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 maratjas Cuninghame. After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his health, and he retired to Gratn, 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.
Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, Duff was to become a civil servant granr the East India Companybut being impatient at the prospect of delay in obtaining a post he accepted a cadetship in and sailed for Bombay. Makarand Kulkarni marked it as to-read May 16, Lists with This Book.
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A History Of The Mahrattas by James Grant Duff
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Note that volume 2 and volume 3 are to be read after this.
James Grant Duff
Books by James Grant Duff. While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand became, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend.
This page was last edited on 24 Julyat By proclamation dated 11 AprilElphinstone made full powers over to Grant for the arrangement of Satara’s affairs of state. 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,  was made direct ruler of Satara in ; but under Grant’s successor, General Briggshis behaviour was unsatisfactory.
Mukesh Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 20, Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, 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. 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.