Ploetz' Manual of Universal History from the Dawn of Civilization to the Outbreak of the Great War of 1914

Ploetz' Manual of Universal History from the Dawn of Civilization to the Outbreak of the Great War of 1914

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Deccan. Conquests of Akb.u: 1561-68, Rajputs of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Chillor; 1572-73, Guzerat (revolted 1581, reconquered 1593); 1580-92 Kashmir; 1592, Sind; 1594, Kandahar, Akbar's empire now comprised all India north of the Vindhyar Mts.; in the Deccan he was not successful. Akbar organized the administration, reformed the military and financial system, and conciliated the Hindus. Akbar was succeeded by his son Salim, Jahangir (1605--27). His reign was much troubled by rebellions, and his wars in the Deccan were without lasting success. Shah Jahan (1628-1658). Kandahar, several times lost and recovered between the Mughals and the Persians, was finally lost by the Mughal empire, 1653. Shall Jahan won some successes in the Deccan; submission of Bijdpur, Golcanda, Ahmednagar. The empire was at the height of its power and magnificence (peacock throne). Shah Jahau deposed by his son Awangzeb, and imprisoned (died 1666). From 1500 to 1600 the Portuguese bad enjoyed a monopoly of the trade with India; with the close of the sixteenth century, the Dutch and English appeared as their rivals. The East India Company of London was incorporated in 1660, and various others similar companies were established at different times; but all were ultimately incorporated with the original company. (" The Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies," 1600; Courten's Association " Assador Merchants " 1635-1650; "Company of Merchant Adventurers," 1655-1657; " General Society trading to the East Indies" " English Company," 1698-1709, united with the original company as "The United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies "). The first twelve voyages were separate...show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236611705
  • 9781236611703