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Title:
Maharaja Ranjit Singh : lord of the five rivers
Author:
Lafont, Jean Marie.
Personal Author:
Physical Description:
183 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary:
Study on the political, military, and economic achievements of Ranjit Singh, Maharaja of Punjab, 1780-1839.
Language:
English
Contents:
Chronology of Punjab history -- Chronology of Maharaja Ranjit Singh -- Chapter 1. History of Punjab. History of Maharaja Ranjit Singh -- Chapter 2. The Court of Lahore -- Chapter 3. The Army of the Punjab. Phase I: Tradition and early modernization, 1799-1822 -- Chapter 4. The army of the Punjab. Phase II: The modernization drive, 1822-1839 -- Chapter 5. Religion and education -- Chapter 6. The Punjab: a flourishing country -- Chapter 7. Urbanization: Amritsar. Lahore. Other Punjab towns -- Chapter 8. Illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings -- Chapter 9. Archaeological excavations: Manikyala-Jhelum-Peshawar -- Chapter 10. Geological exploration of the Himalayas -- Chapter 11. Materia medica of the Punjab -- Chapter 12. The Punjab in 1839. The Maharaja's death: the days before. The years after.
ISBN:
9780195661118
Format :
Book