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Mughals, Maharajas & the Mahatama
Mughals, Maharajas & the Mahatama

Mughals, Maharajas & the Mahatama

by K R N Swamy

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Language

English

Publisher

HarperCollins

ISBN

8172232802 - Year: 1997 - Pages: 269

Binding

Paperback

K R N Swamy
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Author: K R N Swamy
Publisher: HarperCollins
Year: 1997
Language: English
Pages: 269
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172232802

Description

To the modern world, the exotic and ascetic India is encompassed by the three words:Mughals, Maharajas, and the Mahatma . This book is a compilation of the fascinating eventsthat have gone into the making of Indian history, from the days of royalty to present time. Written in a semi-anecdotal, semi-analytical style, this book is lavishly illustrated with beautiful sketches.

Contents

Introduction
List of Illustrations

1. The Treasures of the Indian Maharajas
2. The Parthenon and the Taj Mahal
3. Mahatma Gandhi's Gift to Queen Elizabeth
4. Fabulous Thrones of India
5. Mahatma Gandhi, Einstein and the Atom Bomb
6. The 'Lost' Bible
7. The English East India Company
8. The Costliest Treasure in History
9. The Mahatma's Encounters with British Statesmen
10. How They met the Mahatma
11. 1914 : When German Warship Emden Planned to Liberate Indian
Patriots from the Andamans
12. A British Viceroy's Tribute to a Mughal Empress
13. Treasures of the Last Peshwa
14. The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 as seen by Queen Victoria
15. The Martyr-Emperor's Unfulfilled Wish
16. October 2, 1869 : The Day Mahatma Gandhi was born
17. Indian Maharajas : 'After Ambassadors, Before Dukes'
18. A British View of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
19. The World's Seventh Largest Diamond
20. When Mahatma Gandhi Met King George V at Buckingham Palace
21. The Queen who wanted to be an Empress
22. Delhi Durbar 1911ùThe Grandest Pageant of the Century
23. When the Maharana of Udaipur Threatened to Commit Suicide
24. Jawaharlal Nehru and the Maharajas
25. Mahatma Gandhi and Adolf Hitler
26. A Portion of Indian That will always be Burma
27. Muslim ù The Fabric that Ruined its Weavers
28. They wanted to Build another Taj Mahal
29. Danish Castle on Indian shores
30. Men who ruled the Maharajas
31. It was Jawaharlal Nehru's Birthday
32. The Great White Mutiny
33. An Indian Patriot in British Parliament
34. Mahatma Gandhi ù Historians Delve into the Mystery of his leadership
35. The Title Maharajas could not buy
36. The Greatest Plunder in History
37. When Indian Patriots wanted an Indian Officer corps for the Indian
Army
38. Indian Independence, Nehru and Hitler
39. British Ghosts Continue to Haunt India

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