Illustrated Encyclopaedia & Who's who of Princely States in Indian Sub-continent

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J. C. Dua
Kaveri Books, 2000 - India - 538 pages
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Ever Since The Indian Independence It Has Been Normally Understood That The Indian States And Estates Which Numbered Six Hundred On 15Th August 1947 Were The Symbols Of Incompetence, Oppression And Vices. The States Has A Very Peculiar Status In The Political Theory Which Grew Up In India In The 19Th Century. They Did Not Form Part Of The British Indian Empire Nor Were They Sovereign Powers. The State Were Neither Feudatories Of The Government Of India, Nor Protectorates And Nor Merely Allies Either. The Present Publication Contains The Biographical Sketches Of The Princes And Leading Officials And Non-Officials Of The Erstwhile States And Estates Of Indian Sub-Continent. Author Intends To Show That They Symbolised Progressiveness And Also The Conservators Of Indian Social And Cultural Traditions. The Detailed Introduction Sets Forth The Historical Context And An Analytical Framework. The Book Is Going To Make A Lively Study Of The Laymen As Well As Serious Students Of History. The Detailed Introduction Sets Forth The Historical Context And An Analytical Framework. Contents Section-I : Princes Of India Salute States; Alirajpur, Alwar, Bahawalpur, Banganapalle, Bansda, Baoni (Kadaura), Baria, Baroda, Benares, Bharatpur, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhor, Bijawar, Bikaner, Bilaspur (Kahlur), Cambay, Chamba, Chhatarpur, Chhota Udaipur, Cochin, Cooch Behar, Cutch, Datia, Dewas (Junior), Dewas (Senior), Dhar, Dharampur, Dholpur, Dungarpur, Faridkot, Gondal Gwalior, Hyderabad, Idar, Indore, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jammu And Kashmir, Janjira, Jaora, Jawhar, Jhabua, Jhalawar, Jind, Jodhpur, Junagarh, Kalahandi, Kalat, Kapurthala, Karauli, Kishangarh, Kolhapur, Kotah, Kutch, Loharu, Lunawada, Malerkotla, Mandi, Manipur, Mayurbhanj, Mewar, Morvi, Mudhol, Mysore, Nabha, Nagod, Narsingarh, Nawanagar, Orchha (Tikamgarh), Palanpur, Palitana, Panna, Partabgarh, Patiala, Patna, Porbandar, Pudukottai, Radhanpur, Rajgarh, Rajkot, Rajpipla, Rampur, Tatlam, Rewa, Sachin, Sailana, Samthar, Sangli, Sant, Shahpura, Sirmoor, Sirohi, Sitamau, Sonepur, Suket, Tehri-Garhwal, Tonk, Travancore, Tripura, Udaipur, Wankaner; Section-Ii: Princes Of India Non-Saluted States; Akalkot, Ambliara, Anandpur Taluka, Athgarh, Athmalik, Aundh, Baghat, Bamra, Bantwa Taluka, Baramba, Baramba, Barwala Taluka, Baudh, Bhadarwa, Bihat, Bonai, Chhaliar, Chhuikhandan, Daspalla, Dedhrota Taluka, Dhami, Dehnkanal, Gad Boriad,Gangpur, Garrauli, Ghodasar, Hapa Taluka, Hindol, Ichalkaranji, Ilol, Jambughoda, Jamkhandi, Jasdan, Jath, Jobat, Jubbal, Kadoli Taluka, Kalsia, Kawardha, Keonjhar, Khairagarh, Khandpara, Kharsawan, Khedawada Taluka, Khirasra, Korea, Kushalgarh, Kuthar, Lathi, Likhi, Malpur, Mandwa, Mirja (Junior), Mirja (Senior), Nalagarh (Hindur), Narsingpur, Naswadi, Nayagarh, Nilgiri, Palasni, Pal-Lahara, Pataudi, Pethapur, Phaltan, Poonch, Punadra, Raigarh, Rairakhol, Ramas, Ramdrug, Ranasan, Ratanmal, Sanor, Sarangarh, Sarila, Savanpur, Seraikela, Sihora, Sirguja, Swat, Talcher, Vadagam, Vadia, Valasna, Wadi Estate; Section-Iii: Who S Who In India; Leading Officials And Non-Officials, Ministers, Members Of Legislature, Zamindars & Other Personages; Section-Iv: Supplementary Section.

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