Author:Amar Farooqui


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Zafar and the Raj: Anglo-Mughal Delhi c. 1800-1850

By: Amar Farooqui

Price: $42.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2013

Seller ID: 701610

ISBN: 9789380607733

Condition: New

Zafar and the Raj is a study of the formative phase of the history of colonial Delhi, a phase that from its duality, social and political, may be referred to as Anglo-Mughal. From 1803 onwards there were actually two centres of authority in the imperial city: the Residency and the Palace. The competing influence of the Palace determined the manner in which colonial authority was established in Delhi—and marked the limits of this authority. Simultaneously, the association of the Mughal emperor's name with Delhi, combined with the participation in fin-de-siècle Mughal court ritual by the East... View more info

Sindias and the Raj : princely Gwalior C.1800-1850

By: Amar Farooqui

Price: $34.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2011

Seller ID: 701649

ISBN: 9789380607085

Condition: New

Sindias and the Raj is a study of the Sindia state of Gwalior during the colonial period. It traces the history of one of the leading princely states of the British Indian empire, from its first major military encounter with the British at the beginning of the century, to the eve of the Revolt of 1857. In doing so the book explores the fascinating factional conflicts at the Gwalior durbar and the connections these had with the politics of the powerful Sindia army. It argues that the colonial subjugation of Gwalior was a long-drawn process spread over nearly five decades and was not sufficientl... View more info