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Tahmas Nama

Description This is an abridged and English translated version of an autobiography and ancient Persian history of Punjab in the 18th century called "Tahmasnama". It gives a graphic description of the events and conditions prevailing in Punjab and Delhi during the several invasions of Ahmed Shah Abdali. It contains only those important historical events which its original author had witnessed with his own eyes. It makes a work one of the very important source materials for the study of Indian and Punjab history. Several Indian historians like Sir Jadu Nath Sarkar, Hari Ram Gupta and Dr. Ganda Singh. Although the original author has not given any dates in his narrative, the translated has provided the corresponding dates for the convenience of readers. The translation is faithful to the original Persian text as well as communicative and readable. Major events had also been given headings and dates of occurrence. It gives a Muslim view of the Sikhs, Marathas, Jats and other Indian warriors.[edit]
Keywords Ahmed Shah Abdali, Adina Beg, Gajpat Singh, Jahan Khan, Muinul Mulk, Najabat Khan, Najib Khan Rohilla, Guru ka Chak, Delhi, Panipat, Sirhind, Patiala, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-001209
Year 1967
Script Roman
Language English
Publisher Popular Prakashan
Custodian Kirpal Singh, Dr.
Length 22.0
Breadth 14.3
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         180
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