The Rajputs of Rajputana: A Glimpse of Medieval Rajasthan

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APH Publishing, 1999 - Rajasthan (India) - 184 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
The Geographical Portrait of Rajasthan
11
River Systems and Lakes
14
Effect of Geography on History
15
The Rajput Clans
19
Caste and Clan
22
The Main Clans
23
The Social Ethos of The Rajputs
31
Jaipur
116
Alwar and Bharatpur
118
Ajmer
120
Bundi and Kotah
121
Sawai Madhopur
124
Jhalawar
125
The Forts of Raj as than
129
Chittorgarh
131

Occupations
33
Marriage
35
Polygamy Concubinage and Slavery
36
Widow ReMarriage
38
Sex and Morality
39
Dress and Ornaments
40
Sati
42
Jauhar
44
Social Ceremonies
45
Food and Hospitality
48
Personal Habits and Social Life
50
Education and Literature
51
The Political Ethos of the Rajputs
63
The Military Ethos of the Rajputs
77
A Journey Through History
91
Kumbhalgarh
132
Jodhpur
133
Jalor
134
Jaisalmer
135
Bikaner
136
Achalgarh
137
Nahargarh of Jaipur
138
Ranthambor
139
Some Other Forts
140
The Legacy of Medieval Rajasthan
145
APPENDICES
149
A Select Bibliography
151
B The Main Clans and Septs of the Rajputs
153
C Some Famous Rajput Rulers and Their Contemporaries in Hindustan and the Deccan
157
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