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Publication Title Cassell’s Illustrated History of India
Document Type Book
Language English
Publication Date 1890
Subject History
Title Pages Author / Editor
Frontmatter i-viii James Grant Download PDF (205 KB)
Chapter I. The War with Burmah.—The Arracan Column—Operations of Generals Campbell, Cotton, and Major Sale, Etc 1-6 James Grant Download PDF (838 KB)
Chapter II. War with Burmah.—The Battle of Prome.—The Affair of Melloone.—Battle of Pagamhew.—Peace with the King of Ava 6-13 James Grant Download PDF (1.32 MB)
Chapter III. Death of Charles Grant.—The Ghurry of Koonja.—The Potail of Oomraiz.—The Chiefs of Kittoor.—The Rajah of Kolapore.—Death of General Ochterlony 14-20 James Grant Download PDF (899 KB)
Chapter IV. The Siege of Bhurtpore.—Durjan Sal Captured.—The Rajah Restored 20-24 James Grant Download PDF (445 KB)
Chapter V. The Succession of Alvar.—Close of Lord Amherst’s Administration 24-28 James Grant Download PDF (695 KB)
Chapter VI. The Jugglers and Snake-Charmers of British India.—The Gypsies.—Kangjars and Chamars.—Nautch Girls and Tumbling Women, Etc 29-34 James Grant Download PDF (906 KB)
Chapter VII. Lord William Bentinck Governor-General, —The Batta Dispute.—Financial and Other Reforms.—The Opium Trade 35-39 James Grant Download PDF (622 KB)
Chapter VIII. Abolition of Suttee.—Suppression of the Thugs and Dacoits.—The Overland Route Established 39-45 James Grant Download PDF (958 KB)
Chapter IX. Collision between the Government and Supreme Court at Bombay.—The Fanatics of Seyd Ahmed.—Insurrection Among the Koles, Etc 45-50 James Grant Download PDF (934 KB)
Chapter X. The Revolution in Coorg.—Burnes’ Embassy to Cabul.—Lord Bentinck’s Measures in Regard to the Native States 51-58 James Grant Download PDF (973 KB)
Chapter XI. Alteration of the Charter.—Extinction of the Company’s Monopoly 58-62 James Grant Download PDF (745 KB)
Chapter XII. Provisional Government of Sir Charles Metcalfe—The Rajah of Goomsur.—Lord Auckland Governor-General.—Legal Changes.—Disturbances in Oude and Sattarah 62-68 James Grant Download PDF (877 KB)
Chapter XIII. The Sikhs.—The Rise of Runjeet Sing.—Origin of the Fatal Afghan War 68-74 James Grant Download PDF (791 KB)
Chapter XIV. The Army of the Indus.—Coercion and Unjust Treatment of the Ameers of Scinde 75-80 James Grant Download PDF (820 KB)
Chapter XV. The Bolan Pass.—The March to Candahar.—The Storming of Ghuznee—Capture of Cabul and Restoration of the Shah 80-88 James Grant Download PDF (1.08 MB)
Chapter XVI. Dissolution of the Army of the Indus.—Capture of Khelat.—Revolt of the Ghiljies.—The Candahar Conspiracy.—Nott and the Shah’s Officials, Etc 88-95 James Grant Download PDF (989 KB)
Chapter XVII. Capture of Aden.—Disturbances in Afghanistan.—The March of Sale’s Brigade, Etc 95-99 James Grant Download PDF (592 KB)
Chapter XVIII. Insurrection at Cabul.—Murder of Sir A. Burnes.—Incompetence of the Officials.— Blunder Upon Blunder at the Cantonments 99-107 James Grant Download PDF (1.04 MB)
Chapter XIX. Mohammed Shureef’s Fort Re-Captured.—Evacuation of the Balahissar—Treaty with the Afghans.—Murder of the Envoy, Etc 107-112 James Grant Download PDF (822 KB)
Chapter XX. Destruction of the Army in the Khyber Passes 112-115 James Grant Download PDF (504 KB)
Chapter XXI. Sale’s Brigade in Jelalabad.—Colonel Dennie Killed.—Ackbar Defeated.—Advance of General Pollock.—Combat of Urghandaub 116-121 James Grant Download PDF (621 KB)
Chapter XXII. Attempt to Re-Capture Candahar.—Lord Ellenborough Governor-General.—General England Defeated in the Kojuck Pass 122-126 James Grant Download PDF (442 KB)
Chapter XXIII. Fate of Shah Sujah.—Nott Takes the Field.—The March of Pollock.—Cabul Recaptured and Partially Destroyed 126-135 James Grant Download PDF (1.36 MB)
Chapter XXIV. The Capture of Canton.—Relations with Scinde.—The Perfidy of Ali Morad.—Emaumghur Destroyed.—Battle of Meanee 135-140 James Grant Download PDF (589 KB)
Chapter XXV. Victory at Dubba.—Conquest and Annexation of Scinde.—The Mahrattas of Gwalior.—Battle of Maharajahpore, Etc 140-145 James Grant Download PDF (563 KB)
Chapter XXVI. Sir Henry Hardinge, Governor-General—The Sikh War—Army of the Sutlej—Battles of Moodkee and Ferozeshah—The 62Nd Regiment 146-152 James Grant Download PDF (821 KB)
Chapter XXVII. Combat at Buddiwal.—Battles of Aliwal and Sobraon.—The Punjaub Entered.—Its Settlement, Etc 152-158 James Grant Download PDF (769 KB)
Chapter XXVIII. Our Rule in Scinde—War with the Hill Tribes—Female Infanticide Etc 159-164 James Grant Download PDF (761 KB)
Chapter XXIX. Revolt at Moultan.—The Operations of Lieutenant Edwardes.—The Battle of Kineyree.—Siege and Capture of Moultan 164-171 James Grant Download PDF (935 KB)
Chapter XXX. The Second Sikh War.—The Battles of Ramnuggur, Sadoolapore, and Chillianwalla 171-176 James Grant Download PDF (822 KB)
Chapter XXXI. Defeat of the Sikhs at Goojerat.—Gilbert’s Pursuit.—Annexation of the Punjaub.—Sir Charles Napier as Commander-in-Chief 176-183 James Grant Download PDF (1.15 MB)
Chapter XXXII. Roads and Canals.—The Case of Jotee Persaud.—The Affairs of Madras 183-186 James Grant Download PDF (347 KB)
Chapter XXXIII. Of the Portuguese, Dutch, and Danes in India 186-192 James Grant Download PDF (899 KB)
Chapter XXXIV. Second Burmese War.—Operations at Rangoon.—Capture of Martaban and Bassein, Prome and Pegu.—Annexation of the Latter 192-198 James Grant Download PDF (773 KB)
Chapter XXXV. The Annexations of Sattara, Nagpore, and Jhansi—The Affairs of Hyderabad (Deccan) 198-203 James Grant Download PDF (1.00 MB)
Chapter XXXVI. Lord Dalhousie’s Administration.—Annexation of Oude 203-207 James Grant Download PDF (822 KB)
Chapter XXXVII. Lord Dalhousie’s Adminisdrative Reforms.—Revenue.—Postal Reform.—Ganges Canal.—Railroads.—Telegraphs, Etc 208-212 James Grant Download PDF (757 KB)
Chapter XXXVIII. The Persian War.—What Led Thereto.—The Army of Persia Detailed.—Battle of Khoosh-ab 212-218 James Grant Download PDF (759 KB)
Chapter XXXIX. The War in Persia.—Expedition to Mohammerah on the Euphrates.—The Affair of Akwaz.—Peace with Persia.—Resignation of Lord Dalhousie 218-228 James Grant Download PDF (1.41 MB)
Chapter XL. Christianity in India.—A Brief Notice of its Progress 228-236 James Grant Download PDF (1.41 MB)
Chapter XLI. Lord Canning Governor-General.—Of the Sepoys and Indian Army Generally 236-241 James Grant Download PDF (693 KB)
Chapter XLII. The Enfield Rifle in the Bengal Army.—The Spirit of Mutiny at Berhampore, Etc.—Disbanding of the 19Th Bengal Native Infantry.—Revolt at Meerut 241-248 James Grant Download PDF (1.04 MB)
Chapter XLIII. The Atrocities at Delhi.—Vigorous Measures in the Punjaub.—Progress of the Mutiny 249-254 James Grant Download PDF (806 KB)
Chapter XLIV. Affairs in Peshawur.—Acts of Disarming.—Mutinies in the Doab, at Bareilly, and Elsewhere 254-260 James Grant Download PDF (1.16 MB)
Chapter XLV. The Mutiny in Oude.—Siege of Lucknow.—Combat of Chinhutt.—Massacres at Cawnpore 261-267 James Grant Download PDF (801 KB)
Chapter XLVI. Preparations for the Recovery of Delhi.—Victory of Badulee Ke Seral—The Corps of Guides.—The Siege of Delhi.—Combat of Nujufghur, and Arrival of the Siege Train 267-275 James Grant Download PDF (965 KB)
Chapter XLVII. The Batteries Open.—The Assault and Capture of Delhi.—The Princes Shot by Captain Hodson, Etc 275-279 James Grant Download PDF (791 KB)
Chapter XLVIII. The March of Havelock.—Victory at Futtehpore.—Combat at Aherwa.—The Third Massacre at Cawnpore.—Bithoor Destroyed.—Sir Colin Campbell Commander-in-Chief, Etc 279-293 James Grant Download PDF (1.70 MB)
Chapter XLIX. State of Lucknow.—Relieved by Havelock and Outram 293-300 James Grant Download PDF (1.26 MB)
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