By Richard M. Eaton, Munis D. Faruqui, David Gilmartin, Sunil Kumar

This ebook has introduced jointly the various most effective students of South Asian and international heritage, who have been colleagues and colleagues of Professor John F. Richards to debate issues that marked his paintings as a historian in an educational profession of virtually 40 years. It encapsulates discussions below the rubric of 'frontiers' in a number of contexts. Frontier has frequently been conceived as an area of transformation marking new varieties of fiscal association, commodity exchange, land cost and nation authority. The essays right here underline the variety of pursuits and methods that marked Professor Richards' illustrious occupation - frontiers and country development; frontiers and environmental switch; cultural frontiers; frontiers, alternate and medicine; and frontiers and international heritage. the amount discusses concerns from medieval to early glossy South Asian heritage. It additionally displays a priority for large-scale worldwide strategies and for the unique specificities of every old case as obtrusive in Professor Richards' paintings.

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Nayeem, Mughal Administration of Deccan under Nizamul Mulk Asaf Jah, pp. 203, 205; Syed Hossain Bilgrami and C. Willmott, Historical and Descriptive Sketch of His Highness the Nizam’s Dominions, Vol. II, pp. 674, 727. In the late 1740s, the Nizam warned Anwar-ud-Din Khan—his local representative in Arcot— to avoid land confiscations as they spawn resentment and opposition. Lala Mansaram, ‘Risala-i Darbar-i Asafi’, cited in M. A. Nayeem, Mughal Administration of Deccan under Nizamul Mulk Asaf Jah, p.

M. Rao. 140. Tajalli Ali Shah, Tuzuk-i Asafiya, p. 38. For the historic importance of Marathi as the language of local administration across parts of western India, see generally Sumit Guha, ‘Transitions and Translations: Regional Power and Vernacular Identity in the Dakhan, 1500–1800’, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 24 (2004), pp. 24–25. The Marathi Modi script continued to be used alongside Persian in some revenue assessment documents from the early nizamate period.

And W. Eddowes, 1794), fn. 2, 81. 12 Expanding Frontiers in South Asian and World History increasingly adrift (and reacted by withdrawing to his estates in the Moradabad region between 1715 and 1719), Muhammad Amin Khan was committed to accruing power at the imperial court. Initially the Khan sought to do so through the patronage of the Sayyid brothers— the primary backers of Farrukh Siyar’s 1712–13 campaign to ascend the Mughal throne. After 1716, however, the Khan worked to supplant the brothers as the main powerbroker at the Mughal court.

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