The History of India; The Hindu and Mahometan Periods

The History of India; The Hindu and Mahometan Periods

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...to furnish their contingents with regularity. He next turned his arms against different Hindu rajas, whom A.d. 1247, the weakness of the preceding reigns had tempted to !.'mo,0 revolt. In the first campaign he restored the royal A.h. 648. authority in the country on both sides of the Jumna, from opposite Delhi to Calinjer in Bunde'lcand; and in the three following years he settled the hilly country of MeVat, extending from near Delhi to the Chambal, the neighbouring territory of Rintamb6r, and the more remote one of Chit6r. He afterwards took the strong fort of Narwar, in Bunde'lcand, reduced Chanderi, and recovered all the revolted part of Malwa. In an interval of these expeditions he quelled a rebellion of the governor of Uch; and during the same period, Shir Khan, governor of the Panjab, not only kept the Moguls out of his province, but invaded their territory and took possession of Ghazni. During most of these operations the king accompanied the Kemovni of army aQd was the ostensible author of all its success. Baiban. jje nevertheless began to feel uneasy in the secondary place which he really occupied, and was induced by the insinuations of Imad ud din, an artful courtier, who had risen by the favour of the vazir, to remove that minister from his post, and to confer it on his secret accuser. All the vazir's immediate adherents were soon after displaced; A.d. 1253, and ne misgovernment which followed created exteniiSalntents SVQ discontents, and afforded a pretext to ten governors ftndM3ie8' f provinces, who probably were in league with Ghiyas, restored. unite their troops, and address a remonstrance to the king, followed up by a demand, in respectful but firm terms, for the dismission of the new minister. No mention was...show more

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  • Paperback | 392 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 699g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869583
  • 9781236869586