The Indian Empire: Its People, History, and Products

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Asian Educational Services, 2005 - India - 747 pages
 

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Contents

The Rivers as Highways and as Destroyers 2932
29
The Deccan the Ghdts and their Passes 3538
35
British Burma its Geography and Products 41
41
GENERAL PLAN
44
Underpeopled Provinces the immobile Indian Peasant
47
CHAPTER III
53
The Kandhs Tribal Government Wars and Blood Revenge 60
60
XI
68
Lord Cornwallis 17861793 the Permanent Settlement 392393
392
Sir George Barlow 1805 the Vellore Sepoy Mutiny
399
Renewal of Charter Mysore protected Coorg annexed 405
405
Lord Hardinge 18441848 the First Sikh War 410
410
Lord Dalhousies Work Extensions of Territory
417
Queens Proclamation of November ist 1858 423424
423
Education Commission Abolition of Import Duties
429
The Population of India 4352 History of British Rule 3?843o
431

THE ARYANS IN ANCIENT INDIA
75
TheAryan Tribes organized into Kingdoms
87
Brdhman Supremacy established Brahman Ideal Life 9497
94
Brdhman Science and Grammar Panini 100101
100
Brdhman Mathematics Medicine and Surgery 106110
106
Indian Architecture Artwork and Painting 112113
112
Secular Literature of the Hindus
118
Later Sanskrit Epics 124
124
The Hindu Drama Kalidasa 125127
125
CHAPTER V
132
The Northern and Southern Buddhist Schools
138
The Work of Asoka his Council and Edicts 144147
144
Buddhist Influences on Christianity
150
Buddhism under Sildditya Monastery of Nalanda 156157
156
CHAPTER VI
163
Seleukos and Chandra Gupta 166
166
Ancient and Modern Greeks the Yavanas 172
172
Scythic Buddhism and Settlements in India 178179
178
The Takshaks and Nagas 184186
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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
KrishnaWorship the Chief Vishnuite Sects 222223
222
CHAPTER IX
229
Early Indian Christians 190 A D 234
235
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 259260
259
The Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment 266
266
First Turki Invasions Subuktigfn 977 A D
272
Slave Dynasty i2o6i29OA D Altamsh the Empress Raziya 2 7 8 2 7 9
279
CHAPTER XI
290
Akbars Organization of the Empire Military and Judicial
296
Jahangfrs 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 Prakrits or Ancient Aryan Vernaculars 336338
336
The Seven Modern Vernaculars 342344
342
Physical Aspects 42 Early European Settlements 356377
356
Their Brilliant Progress but Shortsighted Policy
362
Early English Factories Surat Masulipatam Hugh 368
368
CHAPTER XV
378
Native Rulers of Bengal 17071756 the Black Hole
380
Massacre of Patna First Sepoy Mutiny Battle of Baxar
386
Land System of Bombay theSurvey Tenure 448449
448
Excise Distilleries and Breweries 454
454
Heavy Taxation in Native States
464
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
Table of Crop Statistics Acreage
501
Processes of Tea Cultivation and Manufacture 508
508
Model Farms the Problem of improved Husbandry 515517
515
The Forest Department 522 524528
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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 75I3I Agriculture and Products 482544
544
State Railways 547548
547
Navigable Canals Malabar Backwaters etc 553554
553
The Greeks in India 163173 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 Nepa 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 Ranfganj Coal Seams
637
Early Muhammadan Rulers 268289 Meteorology 641651
641
Gangetic Plain Eastern Bengal Assam 643
643
Rainfall Returns 649
649
The Mughal Empire 290316 Zoology and Botany 652664
652
Bison and Buffalo
658
The Maratha Power 37324 Vital Statistics 665686
665
Tables of Birth and Death Rates 676679
676
Health of the European Army Causes of Mortality 675680682
682
Area Towns and Villages Houses Population
689
their Literature 325355 Index 705747
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BalanceSheet of British India 465468
711
PreAryan Dravidian Civilisation 328
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CHAPTER I
722
The English in Bengal 16341696 380
725
General Description of India Boundaries
737
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