The Indian Empire: Its People, History, and Products

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Asian Educational Services, 2005 - India - 747 pages
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Contents

Physical Aspects 142
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The Rivers as Highways and as Destroyers 2932
29
The Deccan the Ghats and their Passes 3538
35
British Burma its Geography and Products 4142
41
The Population of India 4352
43
Underpeopled Provinces the immobile Indian Peasant
47
The NonAryan Races 5374
53
The Kandhs Tribal Government Wars and Blood Revenge 60
60
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
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

XI
68
The Aryans in Ancient India 7513
75
TheAryan Tribes organized into Kingdoms
87
Brdhman Supremacy established Brahman Ideal Life 9497
94
Brdhman Science and Grammar Panini 100101
100
The Hindu Drama Kalidasa 125127
101
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 Novel Beast Stories 127128
127
Buddhism in India 132162
132
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
The Greeks in India 163173
163
Seleukos and Chandra Gupta 166
166
Ancient and Modern Greeks the Yavanas 172
172
Scythic Inroads into India 174190
174
Scythic Buddhism and Settlements in India 178179
178
The Takshaks and Nagas 184186
184
Rise of Hinduism 191228
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
Christianity in India 229267
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 259
259
The Indian Ecclesiastical Establishment 266
266
Early Muhammadan Rulers 268289
268
First Tiirki Invasions Subuktigm 977 A D
272
Slave Dynasty 12061290 A D Altamshthe Empress Raziya 278
278
The Mughal Empire 290316
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
The Maratha Power 317324
317
The Indian Vernaculars
325
The Prdkrits or Ancient Aryan Vernaculars 336338
336
The Seven Modern Vernaculars 342344
342
CHAPTER XIV
356
Their Brilliant Progress but Shortsighted Policy
362
Lord Dalhousies Work Extensions of Territory
417
Queens Proclamation of November ist 1858 423424
423
Education Commission Abolition of Import Duties
429
Land System of Bombay theSurveyTenure 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 508509
508
Model Farms the Problem of improved Husbandry 515517
515
The Forest Department 522 524528
522
Irrigation its Function in India 528529
528
In the N W Provinces Oudh Bengal Orissa 532535
532
Statistics of Cultivation and Irrigation
538
Famine a Weak Check on Population
544
Roads Old Military Routes
550
COMMERCE AND TRADE
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 Himdlayan Trade Routes Nepil Tibet 587588
587
Religious Fairs Village Markets
593
CHAPTER XX
598
Carpets and Rugs Processes of Manufacture 604
604
European Industries Steam Cotton Mills 610612
610
Brewing Papermaking Leather etc 616617
616
The Four Great Coal Fields Future of Indian Coal
622
Saltpetre Manufacture and Export of 623624
623
CHAPTER XXII
631
The Ranfganj Coal Seams
637
Gangetic Plain Eastern Bengal Assam 643
643
Rainfall Returns 649
649
CHAPTER XXIV
652
Bison and Buffalo
658
CHAPTER XXV
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
Population of British India classified according
698
Statistics of NonAryan Races in 1872 and 1881 6971
705
BalanceSheet of British India 465468
711
PreAryan Dravidian Civilisation 328
718
The English in Bengal 16341696 380
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