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  Marathas and the English Company 1707-1818 by Sanderson Beck
The Marathas captured Hindaun and Sambhar, and in 1735 the Emperor recognized Baji Rao as the governor of Malwa.
Sikhs allied with the Marathas and plundered Sirhind and Lahore.
Zabita Khan was defeated by the Marathas as Mahadji Sindia and Visaji Krishna occupied Delhi.
www.san.beck.org /2-10-Marathas1707-1800.html   (20125 words)

  ~:: Shivaji - the legend ::~
The Maratha dynasties of the ancient (pre-Muslim) period are the Chalukyas (500 C.E. to 750C.E.), the Rastrakutas (750 C.E. to 978 C.E. and the Yadavas or Jadhavs (1175 C.E. to 1318 C.E.).
She was the nominal leader of the Marathas from 1700 to 1707, although the military activities were coordinated by the duo of Santaji and Dhanaji.
Politically speaking too, the Maratha intermission from around 1720 to 1790 was too brief a period and though the writ of the Marathas ran in the whole of western India with parts of the north and south under their domination they could not bring the entire country uniformly under their rule.
www.geocities.com /shivaraai/2.htm   (6808 words)

 Marathas and the English Company 1707-1818 by Sanderson Beck
The Marathas captured Hindaun and Sambhar, and in 1735 the Emperor recognized Baji Rao as the governor of Malwa.
Sikhs allied with the Marathas and plundered Sirhind and Lahore.
Zabita Khan was defeated by the Marathas as Mahadji Sindia and Visaji Krishna occupied Delhi.
san.beck.org /2-10-Marathas1707-1800.html   (20125 words)

 Marathas, Marauders, and State formation in Eighteenth-century India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Marathas, Marauders, and State formation in Eighteenth-century India
Marathas, Marauders, and State formation in Eighteenth-century India Steward Gordon, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0 19 563386 5 Call number: DS485.M349 G672 1994
What did not fit with this image, however, was the huge archive in Pune, filled with millions of documents of an enormously sophisticated revenue administration.
www.nd.edu /~milind/posts/gordon.html   (318 words)

 Indian History - Rise of Marathas and Sikh Kingdoms in India
Maratha chieftains were originally in the service of Bijapur sultans in the western Deccan, which was under siege by the Mughals.
Shivaji Bhonsle (1627-80 A.D) is recognized as the "father of the Maratha nation." Shivaji Bhosle, founder of the Maratha Empire, was born in 1627 AD, in the fort of Shivneri, 40 miles north of Pune.
Nana Phadanis looked after the Maratha kingdom well until his death in 1800 A.D. After that Baji Rao II signed a treaty with the British in 1802, which weakened the Peshwa power.
www.gatewayforindia.com /history/maratha.htm   (976 words)

 The Indomitable Marathas by Neria Harish Hebbar, MD
The Bijapur sultans were unable to handle the crafty Maratha king and sued for peace, when an agreement was reached between Afzal Khan, a general of the sultans of Bijapur and Shivaji.
Rajaram fled to the fort at Jinji and was involved in a protracted and frustrating battle with the Mugahls.
The Maratha controlled regions were divided amongst the Gaikwads of Baroda, Holkars of Malwa, and Scindias of Gwalior (and Ujjain) and these became strongholds of Maratha power.
www.boloji.com /history/020.htm   (2120 words)

 Maharashtra: The land of the Marathas
In the middle Ages, the Marathas upheld the national cause under the Yadavas of Devagiri.
During the Peshwas, an alliance was formed between the Mughals and the Marathas.
In 1761, Ahmadshah Abdali defeated the Marathas at the third Battle of Panipat, which was a fatal blow to the rising Maratha power from which they never recovered.
www.indtravel.com /maha/maharash.html   (948 words)

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The Marathas were the single most formadible Hindu power who made a successful attempt for supremacy of whole of Indian subcontinent on decline of Mughals in seventeenth century.
Jaswant rao Holkar was a brave Maratha ruler of
Inability of all the Maratha chiefs to consolidate their military resources against British was the major cause of Maratha decline which in turn resulted into passing power to foreign nation.
www.med.unc.edu /~nupam/maratha1.html   (3962 words)

 Community   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Marathas dominated the political scene in Maharashtra from the middle of the 17th century to the early 19th century.
Although for historical purposes the term 'Maratha' is used in a comprehensive sense to include all Marathi speaking people, in actual fact the word signifies the distinct community which has dominated the political scene of Maharashtra since medieval times.
Several Maratha clans are totemic: Khandoba (sword father) and Bhavani (mother goddess), the two chief deities of the Marathas, are aboriginal in character.
www.maharashtra.gov.in /english/community/community_marathaShow.php   (305 words)

 India The Marathas - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
The tale of the Marathas' rise to power and their eventual fall contains all the elements of a thriller: adventure, intrigue, and romanticism.
In 1717 a Mughal emissary signed a treaty with the Marathas confirming their claims to rule in the Deccan in return for acknowledging the fictional Mughal suzerainty and remission of annual taxes.
The Marathas, despite their military prowess and leadership, were not equipped to administer the state or to undertake socioeconomic reform.
workmall.com /wfb2001/india/india_history_the_marathas.html   (656 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Marathas
Holkar An Indian MARATHA family of peasant origin that became rulers of one of the most powerful of the Maratha confederacy of states.
A center of the Marathas, Kolhapur was an important state of the Deccan.
Sindhia A leading MARATHA family, based at Gwalior in northern India, which dominated the Maratha confederacy in the late 18th century.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Marathas&StartAt=11   (678 words)

 The Mughals: The Marathas
Located in the mountainous regions of the Deccan, the Marathas were mainly drawn from the lowest caste of society, but they became a powerfully militant community under their ruler, King Sivaji, who died in 1680.
   In the later eighteenth century, the kingdom of Mysore and the Maratha confederacy were the major obstacles in the British attempt to control the economy of India.
The British, under General Wellesley, defeated the Maratha chieftains, Scindia and Holkar, but the Maratha chieftains continued to rebel all throughout the early decades of the nineteenth century.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/MUGHAL/MARATHAS.HTM   (258 words)

 Invasions Of Ahmad Shah Abdali
A large army of the Marathas under the command of Raghunath Rao invaded the Punjab in April 1758, occupied Lahore and expelled the Afghans.
The Maratha army consisted of 45,000 soldiers in cavalry and infantry.
The final result was the disastrous defeat of the Maratha army and as a consequence the Marathas lost 50,000 horses, 200,000 draught cattle, some thousands of camels, 500 elephants, besides cash and jewelry.
www.afghan-network.net /Culture/ahmadshah.html   (1358 words)

 Vandemataram.com - Medieval Bharat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The successors of Aurangzeb were not strong and could not withstand the determination of the Rajputs, Jats, Marathas and the Sikhs.
The Marathas were the ones who had power and will to crush the Mughals.
His policy towards Marathas after Shivaji was partly responsible for the downfall of his own Empire.
www.vandemataram.com /html/2medbht/dismug/index.htm   (447 words)

 Marathas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Marathas helped bring about the fall of the Mughal empire and were the most determined rivals to British supremacy in India.
the Marathas, with their capital at Pune, were the leading power in India, but their domain soon split into several territories.
The major states of the Maratha confederation included Baroda, Gwalior, and Indore.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/Marathas.html   (236 words)

 K&L Gates : Professionals : Peter J. Marathas, Jr.
Marathas also has extensive experience dealing with qualified retirement plans such as 401(k) plans and welfare and fringe benefit arrangements.  His years of experience enable him to assist his clients in managing the increasingly complex legal issues regarding their welfare and fringe benefit plans.
Marathas' experience with respect to employee benefits--including retirement plan, welfare plan and executive compensation arrangements--is extensive and he has assisted clients of all sizes with corporate transaction and post-transaction merger and disposition of benefit arrangements.
Marathas taught business and technical writing at the University of Illinois and Bradley University and was the director of non-clinical training and education for a major, not-for-profit mid-western health care corporation.
www.klgates.com /professionals/detail.aspx?professional=1701   (947 words)

 History - The Marathas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Marathas moved like lightning and appeared in areas where least expected, at times hundreds of miles away from their home.
By the third quarter of the 18th century, the Marathas had under their direct administration or indirect subjection enough Indian territory to justify use of the term "the Maratha Empire", though it never came near the dimensions of the Mughal empire.
The Marathas also never sought to formally substitute themselves for the Mughals; they often kept the emperor under their thumb but paid him formal obeisance.
www.tourindia.com /history/marathas.htm   (252 words)

 Hyder Ali Summary
His three main enemies were the Marathas to the northwest of Mysore, the Nizam of Hyderabad to the northeast of Mysore, and the British to the southeast in Madras.
The result was the treaty of April 1769, providing for the mutual restitution of all conquests, and for mutual aid and alliance in defensive war; it was followed by a commercial treaty in 1770 with the authorities of Bombay.
Again master of all that the Marathas had taken from him, and with empire extended to the Krishna River, he descended through the passes of the Western Ghats amid burning villages, reaching Kanchipuram (Conjeevaram), only 45 miles from Madras, unopposed.
www.bookrags.com /Hyder_Ali   (1512 words)

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Marathas which was built on the ruins of Mughal empire, came to an end.
Marathas remained undisputed military power till begining of 19th century and covered practically all of central and Northern India.
Maratha empire, British took possesion of whole subcontinent in less than a quarter century as no formadible power left in India to challenge them.
www.med.unc.edu /~nupam/prince1.html   (1314 words)

 Hindutva Series : Hindu History - National Revival and the Liberation of India by the Marathas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The story of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj and of his Marathas is that of a subjugated and tormented people who rose against the oppression of their tormentors and brought the barbaric Muslim occupying forces to their knees.
When Abdali launched his second invasion in 1759 the Marathas who after their successes in 1756 had been hibernating in Maharastra and Central India again woke up and in alliance with the Jat King Suraj Mal of Bharatpur formed an alliance.
Suraj Mal advised the Marathas to put their women, courtiers, retainers, in a fort in Bharatpur, and fight `light'.
www.hindutva.org /landmaratha.html   (8313 words)

At the cave temple of Raireshwar in the Sayhadris Shivaji and his select band of teenaged Maratha friends slit their thumbs and poured the blood oozing from it on the Shiva-linga (Phallus representing the Lord Shiva).
A Mavla Maratha soldiers were known as Mavlas Among them were valiant warriors like Tanaji Malusare, Murar Baji, Santaji Ghorpade, Baji Prabhu Deshpande, and many others.
Maratha Rule gave Indians a sense of self-confidence in themselves apart from the relief from brutal Muslim Tyranny.
www.geocities.com /lavlesh/landmaratha.html   (7096 words)

 The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Books
Credit must be given not only to the Maratha king who had the wisdom to choose the right persons but also to Baji Rao who in a short span of life created outstanding generals out of ordinary men and soldiers.
The rise of the Marathas is as much due to individual leaders as the collective will of the people, and this is evident from the fact that there are the most unlikely heroes at different times.
The truth is that when the Marathas were making inroads into Malwa and Agra, the British were tightening their stranglehold on the Bengal suba of the Mughals, and yet they were not perceived as a threat.
www.tribuneindia.com /2001/20011021/spectrum/book2.htm   (1287 words)

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