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The History of India to the Accession of the Mogul Dynasty

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    John Clark Marshman
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1836 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: PREFACE. The want of a Brief History of India, written expressly for Schools in this country, has long been acknowledged : and it was in the hope of being able in some measure to supply that deficiency that the present work was undertaken. It has been compiled therefore under the impression that next to historical accuracy, the object to be kept chiefly in view was simplicity of style. A work of a higher order, even if it had been in my power, might have been beyond the comprehension of those for whom this treatise is intended. Its pretensions are therefore of a very humble character: and I cherish the hope that it will be received with corresponding feelings of indulgence. I have not neglected to avail myself of every work within my reach from 'which information could have been obtained. To have quoted at the foot of each page, however, the authority for every fact, would have worn too great an air of ostentation. It may therefore be sufficient for the readerto be informed in this place, that the works, which have furnished the materials of the compilation, are the following : Sir William Jones's Discourses, the Asiatic Researches, the Transactions of the Royal Asiatic- Society, Bentley's Astronomy, Heeren on the Trado of the principal Nations of Antiquity, the Journal of the Asiatic Society, Robertson's History of India, Col. Kennedy on Eastern Languages, Williams's -History of Alexander the Great, Tod's Annals of Rajasthan, Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Stewart's History of Bengal, Briggs's History of the Mahomedan Power in India, Bird's History of Goozerat, India in the Edinburgh ...  
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