Results 1 – 16 of 24 by James Grant Duff and David Capen History of the Marathas. Translated from the English Original of Grant Duff by David Capon. A three-volume series covering the history of the history of the Maratha people. on the Marathas is evident from the fact that J. N. Sarkar in his study of Shivaji regarded Grant Duff as his direct predecessor. Grant Duff was not the first British .

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About he succeeded to the estate at Eden, and taking the additional name of Duff settled there, improving the property.

James Grant Duff – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mukesh Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 20, His instructions are contained in a letter of Elphinstone’s, dated 8 Apriland his remuneration was fixed at rupees per month, with allowances of rupees per month, which was in addition to an office establishment.

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History of the Mahrattas / [by] James Grant Duff. Edited by J. P. Guha – Details – Trove

Makarand Kulkarni marked it as to-read May 16, Makarand Amondikar marked it as to-read Jan 13, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In his wife Jane Catharine Ainslie only daughter of Sir Whitelaw Ainsliean eminent physician and author of the Materia Medica Indicawhom he married insucceeded to an estate in Fife belonging to her mother’s family, whereupon he took the further name of Cuninghame.

Gaurav more added it Jul 14, To be linked with Vols 1 and Aditya Sundararajan marked it as to-read Apr 17, Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, Grant carefully impressed upon the rajah that any intercourse with other princes, except such as the treaty provided for, would be punished with annexation of his territory, and trained him so successfully in the habits of business that Pratap Singh, having improved greatly under his care, [4] was made direct ruler of Satara in ; but under Grant’s successor, General Briggshis behaviour was unsatisfactory.

After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his health, and he retired to Scotland, where he occupied himself in completing A History of the Mahrattasthe materials for which he had long been collecting with great diligence and under peculiarly favorable opportunities, through his access to state papers, family and temple archives, and his personal acquaintance with the Mahratta chiefs.


Duff died on 23 Septemberleaving a daughter and karathas sons, of whom the elder, Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant DuffM. Neela Khandge marked it as to-read Feb 02, BanffAberdeenshireScotland. Zubaria Ali marked it as to-read May 10, This page was last edited on 24 Julyat Vivek Nayak marked it as to-read Jul 20, Ajaygambhire marked it as to-read Dec 23, While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand became, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend.

Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwaafter the Battle of Ashteh in Februaryand restored to the throne under Grant’s tutelage. Kaustubh Kulkarni rated it liked it Oct 06, Want to Read saving…. Nikhil Upadhye marked it as to-read May 07, Refresh and try again. Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, Nilanjana Mukhopadhyay added it Apr 05, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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