Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > History > Biography > SHIVAJI
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
SHIVAJI
SHIVAJI
Description

Introduction

Shivaji is one of the great national figures of India. A man of faith as well as action, this extraordinary statesman and general, created a nation, gave its people a cause to fight and die for and established a State permeated with a spirit of tolerance and justice; a truly secular and welfare State.

And yet, who could have believed that this son of a feudal Lord of Bijapur-a feudatory kingdom of the Mughal Empire-would in the course of his brief life span of fifty years, defy the Mughals and carve out an extensive state, the Hindawi Swarajya-a state of the sons of the soil.

As a soldier, warrior and general, Shivaji fashioned the army into a truly national one. Perfect discipline, rapid movements, excellent intelligence service, and continuous attention to defence marked his military organization, and this enabled him to defeat his adversaries time and again. Nor did he neglect the defence of the sea coast. He is rightly called the father of the Indian Navy.

He fought for the defence of his homeland. He fought against intolerance, injustice and racial arrogance. His example inspired the Rajputs, the Bumndelas and others to follow him. In course of time, his movement assumed the form of an all-India struggle: a struggle which was to change the political map of India. Dauntless in face of defeat, and generous in victory, this man of deep religious convictions cherished the honour of women and championed and practised tolerance to all faiths. Shivaji's personality and message are as relevant today as they were in the past.

From the Back of the Book

The present book is a study of the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the legendary hero of the Marathas. His rise and role in the expansion of Maratha power is vividly depicted against the background of Mughal rule in India. The book presents a picture of the State, where under the able leadership of Shivaji, justice, righteousness and tolerance prevailed in direct contrast to the fanaticism practiced by Aurangzeb, the last of the Great Mughals.

About the Author

Setumadhavarao S. Pagadi worked as an Indian Administrative Service officer between 1948 and 1959. A linguist and scholar of Urdu and Persian, he wrote forty three books in Marathi and English. Some of his well known works are: Life of Shivaji, Eighteenth Century Decan, Studies in Maratha History, Mughal-Maratha Relations, Tahamasnama etc. His autobiography Jivan Setu is Acclaimed as an outstanding contribution to Marathi Literature.

 

CONTENTS
  Introduction  
1 The Early Years 1
2 Shivaji and Afzal Khan 22
3 Shivaji and Shaista Khan 31
4 Shivaji and Jai Singh 48
5 Visit to Agra and Escape 56
6 War with the Mughals 73
7 The 1673 War 89
8 Coronation and After 97
9 The Last Two Years 119
10 Conclusion 127
  Select Bibliography 132
Sample Pages









SHIVAJI

Item Code:
IDG885
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
Publisher:
ISBN:
8123706472
Language:
English
Size:
8.3" X 5.3"
Pages:
136
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 170 gms
Price:
$12.50
Discounted:
$9.38   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.12 (25%)
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
SHIVAJI
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 10499 times since 4th Jan, 2016

Introduction

Shivaji is one of the great national figures of India. A man of faith as well as action, this extraordinary statesman and general, created a nation, gave its people a cause to fight and die for and established a State permeated with a spirit of tolerance and justice; a truly secular and welfare State.

And yet, who could have believed that this son of a feudal Lord of Bijapur-a feudatory kingdom of the Mughal Empire-would in the course of his brief life span of fifty years, defy the Mughals and carve out an extensive state, the Hindawi Swarajya-a state of the sons of the soil.

As a soldier, warrior and general, Shivaji fashioned the army into a truly national one. Perfect discipline, rapid movements, excellent intelligence service, and continuous attention to defence marked his military organization, and this enabled him to defeat his adversaries time and again. Nor did he neglect the defence of the sea coast. He is rightly called the father of the Indian Navy.

He fought for the defence of his homeland. He fought against intolerance, injustice and racial arrogance. His example inspired the Rajputs, the Bumndelas and others to follow him. In course of time, his movement assumed the form of an all-India struggle: a struggle which was to change the political map of India. Dauntless in face of defeat, and generous in victory, this man of deep religious convictions cherished the honour of women and championed and practised tolerance to all faiths. Shivaji's personality and message are as relevant today as they were in the past.

From the Back of the Book

The present book is a study of the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji, the legendary hero of the Marathas. His rise and role in the expansion of Maratha power is vividly depicted against the background of Mughal rule in India. The book presents a picture of the State, where under the able leadership of Shivaji, justice, righteousness and tolerance prevailed in direct contrast to the fanaticism practiced by Aurangzeb, the last of the Great Mughals.

About the Author

Setumadhavarao S. Pagadi worked as an Indian Administrative Service officer between 1948 and 1959. A linguist and scholar of Urdu and Persian, he wrote forty three books in Marathi and English. Some of his well known works are: Life of Shivaji, Eighteenth Century Decan, Studies in Maratha History, Mughal-Maratha Relations, Tahamasnama etc. His autobiography Jivan Setu is Acclaimed as an outstanding contribution to Marathi Literature.

 

CONTENTS
  Introduction  
1 The Early Years 1
2 Shivaji and Afzal Khan 22
3 Shivaji and Shaista Khan 31
4 Shivaji and Jai Singh 48
5 Visit to Agra and Escape 56
6 War with the Mughals 73
7 The 1673 War 89
8 Coronation and After 97
9 The Last Two Years 119
10 Conclusion 127
  Select Bibliography 132
Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to SHIVAJI (History | Books)

King Shivaji Worshipping Goddess Durga
Brass Statue
7.5 inch x 6.0 inch x 2.5 inch
2 kg
Item Code: ZAZ45
$160.00$120.00
You save: $40.00 (25%)
Backorder
Backorder
Chhatrapati Shivaji Bust
Brass Sculpture
6.0 inches X 4.0 inch X 2.2 inches
1 Kg
Item Code: RS14
$149.00$111.75
You save: $37.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hero’s of India: Tippu Sultan, Rani of Jhansi, Prithviraj Chauhan & Chatrapathi Sivaji (Animated Short Stories) (DVD)
Super Audio (Madras) Pvt. Ltd.(2008)
60 Minutes
Item Code: IZZ211
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Hanuman Dhun  (Audio CD)
Rattan Mohan Sharma
Times Music (2003)
Item Code: ICV041
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shiv Dhun (Audio CD)
Rattan Mohan Sharma
Times Music (2007)
Item Code: ICV038
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Saaransh (DVD)
Mahesh Bhatt
Moserbaer Entertainment (2009)
Item Code: ICY044
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Divya Jyoti: A Collection of Select Aartis (Audio CD)
Item Code: ICE036
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shivaji the Great Maratha ? 3 Illustrated Classics from India (Shivaji, Tales of Shivaji and Tanaji)
by B.R. Bhagwat
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Amar Chitra Katha
Item Code: ACN07
$16.00$12.00
You save: $4.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shivaji and His Times
by Jadunath Sarkar
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF272
$29.00$21.75
You save: $7.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Treasures: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Mumbai
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAL914
$62.00$46.50
You save: $15.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shivaji
Deal 20% Off
by Wilco Picture Library
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Wilco Publishing House
Item Code: NAG737
$8.00$4.80
You save: $3.20 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
In Wild Maratha Battle (A Tale of The Days of Shivaji)
by Michael Macmillan
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Item Code: NAJ850
$11.00$8.25
You save: $2.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Mohiniyattam (Bharati Shivaji and Vijayalakshmi)
Item Code: IDK992
$23.50$17.62
You save: $5.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you so much , my order was delivered today in perfect condition! A special thank you to the packing assistants! Well done! Blessings for safety and health.
Joy, USA.
Thank you for really great prices compared to other sellers. I have recommended your website to over 40 of my classmates.
Kimia, USA
I am so happy to have found you!! What a wonderful source for books of Indian origin at reasonable cost! Thank you!
Urvi, USA
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India