James Rennell"s Memoir of a map of Hindustan or the Mughal Empire and his Bengal atlas

  • 37 Pages
  • 2.98 MB
  • English
N.V. Publications , Patna
India -- History -- 18th century -- Maps., India -- History -- 18th century., Mogul Empire --
Other titlesMemoir of a map of Hindoostan., Bengal atlas.
Statementedited by Brahmadeva Prasad Ambashthya.
ContributionsAmbashthya, Brahmadeva Prasad.
LC ClassificationsG2281.S1 R7 1975, Fo G2281S1 R7 1975
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 37, 27 p., [35] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20788132M

James Rennell's memoir of a map of Hindustan or the Mughal Empire and his Bengal atlas / edited by Brahmadeva Prasad Ambashthya N.V.

Publications Lohanipur, Patna Australian/Harvard Citation. Rennell, James. & Ambashthya, Brahmadeva Prasad. Author of Memoir of a map of Hindoostan, Memoir of a map of Hindoostan; or, The Mogul Empire, Memoir of a map of Hindoostan; or the Mogul's empire, The journals of Major James Rennell, first Surveyor-General of India, War with France the only security of Britain, at the present momentous crisis, The geographical system of Herodotus, Description historique et géographique de.

“THE FATHER OF INDIAN GEOGRAPHY”: RENNELL’S MEMOIR OF A MAP OF HINDOOSTAN, RENNELL, James. Memoir of a Map of Hindoostan: or the Mogul Empire: With an Introduction, illustrative of the Geography and Present Division of the Country: And a Map of the Countries situated between the Head of the Indus, and the Caspian Sea.

James Rennell is widely considered to be the most important and influential map maker of eighteenth century India. His first great work, "The Bengal Atlas", came out in It contained 21 maps and plans. He also created maps of such provinces as Behar, Bengal, Delhi, Agrah, Oude and Allahabad.

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His most important works include the Bengal Atlas (), the Memoir of a map of Hindostan (), the Geographical system of Herodotus (), the Comparative geography of West Asia (), and important studies on the geography of northern Africa ' in introductions to.

The Mughal Empire (گورکانیان, Gūrkāniyān)) or Mogul Empire was an empire in the Indian subcontinent, founded in It was established and ruled by a Muslim dynasty with Turco-Mongol Chagatai roots from Central Asia, but with significant Indian Rajput and Persian ancestry through marriage alliances; only the first two Mughal emperors were fully Central Asian, while successive.

This engaging book, which uses a vast archive of European and Persian sources, takes the reader from the founding of the empire under Babur to its decline in the s.

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Etymology []. Contemporaries referred to the empire founded by Babur as the Timurid empire, which reflected the heritage of his dynasty, and this was the term preferred by the Mughals themselves.

Another name was Hindustan, which was documented in the Ain-i-Akbari, and which has been described as the closest to an official name for the empire. In the west, the term "Mughal" was used for the.

Map of Mughal Empire titled as Imperil Magni Mogolis. First French edition Size as in the book 16 x 26 cm. AD Fryer John, A map of Parts of India mentioned in Dr. Fryer’s travels, in his book “A new account of East India and Persia”. Size 18 x 28 cm. "Moghul" and "Mughals" redirect here. For the village in Iran, see Moghul, Iran.

For the ethnic group, see Mughal tribe. Not to be confu. The reign of Shah Jahan, the fifth emperor, between –58 was the golden age of Mughal erected several large monuments, the best known of which is the Taj Mahal at Agra, as well as the Moti Masjid, Agra, the Red Fort, the Jama Masjid, Delhi, and the Lahore Mughal Empire reached the ze nith of its territorial expanse during the reign of Aurangzeb and also started.

the Mughal rulers kept detailed memoirs and chroni- Atlas of the Mughal empire. Delhi, India: Ox- work with maps and Earth remote sensing, as well as methods of mathematical, conceptual.

See the map of the Mughal Empire in Irfan Habib, The Atlas of the Mughal Empire, Delhi,Map OA. John Swinton, “A Description of Hindostan or the Empire of the Great Mogol”, in English Universal History, London, Also see J.

Rennel, Memoirs of a Map of Hindostan or the Mughal Empire, London, 9. Aurangzeb was born on 3 Novemberin Dahod, was the third son and sixth child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. In Juneafter an unsuccessful rebellion by his father, Aurangzeb and his brother Dara Shukoh were kept as hostages under their grandparents' (Nur Jahan and Jahangir) Lahore court.

On 26 FebruaryShah Jahan was officially declared the Mughal Emperor, and. Mughal Warfare offers a much-needed new survey of the military history of Mughal India during the age of imperial splendour from to Jos Gommans looks at warfare as an integrated aspect of pre-colonial Indian on a vast range of primary sources from Europe and India, this thorough study explores the wider geo-political.

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An illustration of text ellipses. 4. Irfan Habib,"An Atlas of the Mughal Empire",Delhi,Plate 7B and Joseph E. Schwartzberg," A Historical Atlas of south Asia, New York,PB, for the production of Indigo near Ahmadabad in Gujarat. The founder of the Mughal empire, Babur, described his favourite type of garden as a charbagh.

From the beginnings of the Mughal Empire, the construction of gardens was a beloved imperial pastime. When the Iranian ruler finally left, the city lay devastated and the Mughal empire.

The Mughal Empire, or Mogul Empire, was an early-modern empire in South Asia. For some two centuries, the empire stretched from the outer fringes of the Indus basin in the west, northern Afghanistan in the northwest, and Kashmir in the north, to the highlands of present-day Assam and Bangladesh in the east, and the uplands of the Deccan plateau.

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The book analyzes and explains the basic pre-history of the Universe and how it came into being, the basic Dynamics which created Life, the basic. The Consolidation of Mughal Authority, – With Islam Khan’s arrival, the Mughal era of Bengal’s history effectively began.

Upon reaching the delta, the new governor first moved the imperial provincial capital from Rajmahal, in the far northwest, where all previous Muslim capitals had been located, to Dhaka, deep in the Bengal hinterland.

Hindustan, (Persian: “Land of the Indus”)also spelled Hindusthan, historically, the northern Indian subcontinent—in contrast to the Deccan, the southern portion of the Indian area can be defined more particularly as the basin of the five Punjab rivers and the upper Indo-Gangetic a mostly fertile and well-populated corridor situated between walls of mountain.

Memoirs of the Asiatic Society of Bengal III, no. 9: Monserrate, António. The Commentary of Father Monserrate, S. J., on His Journey to the Court of Akbar Translated from the Original Latin by J. Hoyland, and Annotated by S. Banerjee. West Bengal (/ b ɛ n ˈ ɡ ɔː l /) is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of over 91 million inhabitants (as of ), it is India's fourth-most populous state.

West Bengal is also the world's seventh-most populous subnational Bengal is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 88, km 2 (34, sq mi).). Part of the ethno-linguistic. The Mughal Empire was a Muslim empire that ruled India for about years starting in the s.

Akbar succeeded to the throne under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped consolidate the Mughal Empire in India. By the end of Akbar's reign, the Mughal Empire extended throughout most of India north of the Godavari River.

a. Created an empire that long outlasted him. b. Claimed that he was self-directed and did not rely on the power of the gods. c. Set his ultimate sights on western Europe. d. Proved surprisingly liberal in the treatment of at least some cities that surrendered.His book represents an outstanding and highly original contribution to South Asian studies.’ David Washbrook - Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge ‘In a strikingly innovative work, Nile Green opens up a new understanding of the world of the Indian sepoy and offers fresh insight into the nature of Islam and the effects of.

Third in the succession of his dynasty, he was first in his genius for government the true founder of the Indian Empire of the Great Moguls. He left a magnificent heritage to his descendants. His realm embraced all the provinces of Hindustan, and included Kabul on the west, Bengal on the east, Kashmir beside the Himalayas, and Khandesh in the.