The Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volum 6

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Trübner & Company, 1886
 

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Crushed Tribes Gipsy Clans Predatory Tribes 71
71
The IndoAryans on the March and in their new Homes 761
77
The Aryan Tribes organized into Kingdoms
87
Brdhman Supremacy established Brahman Ideal Life 9497
94
Brdhman Science and Grammar PAnini 100101
100
The Hindu Drama Kalidisa i25I27
101
Brdhman Astronomy its Three Periods 1041C6
106
Indian Architecture Artwork and Painting 112113
112
Secular Literature of the Hindus
118
Later Sanskrit Epics 124125
124
The Hindu Novel Beast Stories 127128
127
Buddha the Spiritual Development of the Heroic Aryan Man 133
133
Political Life of Buddha his Opponents Devadatta 139140
139
The Work of Kanishka
147
Buddhas Personality denied
153
CHAPTER VI
163
Seleukos and Chandra Gupta 166
166
Ancient and Modern Greeks the Yavanas 172173
172
Scythic Buddhism and Settlements in India 178179
178
The Takshaks and Nagds 184186
185
CHAPTER VIII
191
Plasticity and Rigidity of Caste
197
Shrines common to Different Faiths
203
Kumdrila Bhatta Sankara Acharya
209
Siva and Vishnu compared
215
Kabirj Chaitanya VallabhaSwdmi 2l8 222
222
CHAPTER IX
229
Early Indian Christians 190 A D 234
235
Native Rulers of Bengal 17071756 the Black Hole
239
First Portuguese Missionaries 1500 a d the Syrian Rite 243245
243
Parochial Organization of Portuguese India
247
The Portuguese Inquisition at Goa 253
253
First Protestant Missionaries 1705 Danish Lutherans 259
259
The Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment 266
266
First Turki Invasions Subuktigm 977 a d
272
Slave Dynasty 12061290 a d Altamsh the Empress Raziya 278
278
CHAPTER XI
290
Akbars Organization of the Empire Military and Judicial
296
Jahangirs Personal Character his Justice and Religion
302
Aurangzebs twenty years Maratha War his Despair
308
Aurangzebs Provinces and Revenues 310311
310
CHAPTER XII
317
CHAPTER XIII
325
The Prdkrits or Ancient Aryan Vernaculars 336338
336
The Seven Modern Vernaculars 342344
342
Physical Aspects 142 Early European Settlements 356377
356
The Dutch in India 16021824 36T
362
Wars with the Dutch Massacre of Amboyna 367
368
The Population of India 4352 History of British Rule 378430
378
Battle of Plassey 1757 and its Results 381383
381
The Grant of the Diwdni 1765
387
Second Mysore War
394
Landed Property in India Growth of Private Rights 439 44
441
Extension of Tillage in Madras Reduction of Average Land
447
The SaltTax Systems of Manufacture 453
453
Taxation under the Mughals and the British compared 459463
459
Education 472479
472
The Vernacular Press Newspapers and Books 480481
480
Wheat Millets Pulses Oilseeds Vegetables 486490
486
Jute Cultivation and Preparation Exports 494
494
Coffee its Introduction into India Progress and Growth 502504
502
Processes of Tea Cultivation and Manufacture 508
508
Model Farms the Problem of improved Husbandry 515517
515
The Forest Department 522 524528
522
Irrigation its Function in India 528529
528
In Madras Mysore Central Provinces 535537
535
History of previous Famines 1769 to 1876 541542
541
The Aryans in Ancient India 75131 Agriculture and Products 482544
544
Assisted and Native State Railways 548
548
The Greeks in India 63I73 Commerce and Trade 555597
555
Growth of Trade Quinquennial Table of Foreign Trade 561562
561
Exports Raw Cotton Jute Rice Wheat 569572
569
Export of Cotton and Jute Manufactures 575576
575
Effects of the Suez Canal on Indian Trade
581
The Himalayan Trade Routes Nepal Tibet 587588
587
Religious Fairs Village Markets
593
Scythic Inroads into India 174190 Arts and Manufactures 598617
598
Native Industries Village Crafts
599
Goldsmiths and Jewellers Work Precious Stones 605
605
Jute Mills Manufacture of Gunny 614615
614
Rise of Hinduism 191228 Mines and Minerals 618630
618
The Four Great Coal Fields Future of Indian Coal
622
Saltpetre Manufacture and Export of 623624
623
Christianity in India 229267 Geology 631640
631
The Ramganj Coal Seams
637
Early Muhammadan Rulers 268289 Meteorology 641651
641
Gangetic Plain Eastern Bengal Assam 643
643
Rainfall Returns 649650
649
The Mughal Empire 290316 Zoology and Botany 652664
652
Bison and Buffalo
658
The Maratha Power 37324 Vital Statistics 665686
665
APPENDICES
666
Tables of Birth and Death Rates 676679
675
Health of the Native Army Causes of Mortality 682684
682
Area Towns and Villages Houses Population
689
Population of British India classified according
695
their Literature 325355 Index 705747
705
BalanceSheet of British India 465468
711
PreAryan Dravidian Civilisation 328
718
CHAPTER I
722
The English in Bengal 16341696 380
725
Brahmanic Influence on the Dravidians 329
726
General Description of India Boundaries
737
Index 75747
747

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Pàgina 83 - Where there is eternal light, in the world where the sun is placed, in that immortal, imperishable world, place me, O Soma. " Where King Vaivasvata reigns, where the secret place of heaven is, where these mighty waters are : there make me immortal.
Pàgina 371 - The increase of our revenue is the subject of our care, as much as our trade : — 'tis that must maintain our force, when twenty accidents may interrupt our trade: 'tis that must make us a nation in India...
Pàgina 126 - Wouldst thou the young year's blossoms and the fruits of its decline, And all by which the soul is charmed, enraptured, feasted, fed, Wouldst thou the earth and heaven itself in one sole name combine ? I name thee, O Sakuntala,- and all at once is) said.
Pàgina 371 - ... tis that must make us a nation in India. Without that we are but a great number of interlopers, united by His Majesty's royal charter, fit only to trade where nobody of power thinks it their interest to prevent us. And upon this account it is that the wise Dutch, in all their general advices that we have seen, write ten paragraphs concerning their government, their civil and military policy, warfare, and the increase of their revenue, for one paragraph they write concerning trade.
Pàgina 83 - Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who gives life. He who gives strength ; whose blessing all the bright gods desire ; whose shadow is immortality, whose shadow is death. Who is the God to whom we shall offer our sacrifice ? " He who through his power is the only king of the breathing and awakening world.
Pàgina 684 - On this point we may refer to our memorandum on the Report of the Sanitary Commissioner with the Government of India for 1889.
Pàgina 613 - Several members of one family often work together, earning between them as much as ,£10 a month. The hours of work are from six in the morning to six at night, with an hour allowed in the middle of the day for meals and smoking.
Pàgina 235 - And the report is, that he there found his own arrival anticipated by some who there were acquainted with the gospel of Matthew, to whom Bartholomew, one of the apostles, had preached, and had left them the gospel of Matthew in the Hebrew, which was also preserved until this time.
Pàgina 358 - Da Gama returned to Europe, bearing with him the following letter from the zamorin to the king of Portugal : " Vasco da Gama, a nobleman of your household, has visited my kingdom and has given me great pleasure. In my kingdom there is abundance of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, pepper, and precious stones. What I seek from thy country is gold, silver, coral, and scarlet.
Pàgina 388 - Warren Hastings, a tried servant of the company, distinguished alike for intelligence, for probity, and for knowledge of Oriental manners, was nominated Governor by the Court of Directors, with express instructions to carry out a predetermined series of reforms. In their own words, the Court had resolved to ' stand "forth as diwdn, and to take upon themselves, by the agency of their own servants, the entire care and administration of the revenues.

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