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Elliot, H. M. (Henry Miers) Sir 1808-1853

Overview
Works: 228 works in 596 publications in 3 languages and 2,074 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Sources  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Owner, Creator, Honoree, Other
Classifications: DS461.5, 954
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Most widely held works by H. M Elliot
The history of India, as told by its own historians. The Muhammadan period by H. M Elliot( Book )

119 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This extensive eight-volume work was first published between 1867 and 1877 by the linguist John Dowson (1820-81) from the manuscripts of the colonial administrator and scholar Sir Henry Miers Elliot (1808-53). Before his death, hoping to bolster British colonial ideology, Elliot had intended to evaluate scores of Arabic and Persian historians of India, believing that his translations would demonstrate the violence of the Muslim rulers and 'make our native subjects more sensible of the immense advantages accruing to them under the mildness and the equity of our rule'. The collection is therefore not only valuable for its translation into English of many important extracts of sources from the ninth century to the nineteenth, but it also serves as a fascinating example of the use of historiography as a colonial tool
History of India by A. V. Williams Jackson( Book )

15 editions published between 1906 and 1976 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs on the history, folk-lore, and distribution of the races of the North Western Provinces of India; being an amplified edition of the original supplemental glossary of Indian terms by H. M Elliot( Book )

19 editions published between 1869 and 2004 in English and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliographical index to the historians of Muhammedan India by H. M Elliot( Book )

17 editions published between 1849 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History, folk-lore & culture of the races of North Western Provinces of India by H. M Elliot( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jahangirnama : memoirs of Jahangir, Emperor of India by Jahangir( Book )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1987 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wheeler Thackston's new translation of The Jahangirnama, copublished with the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, presents a portrait of a remarkable emperor during the course of his reign (1605-27)." "Emperor Jahangir is probably best known in the West as the father of Shahjahan, who built the Taj Mahal. Jahangir's reign was one of great prosperity, and his passion for art and nature encouraged an artistic flowering that rivaled European art during the rule of the Medicis. Jahangir's memoirs provide not only the history of his reign, but also his reflections on art, politics, and life, including the suicide of one of his wives, and selections of poetry written by members of his harem. This book includes a selection of exquisite full-color paintings, drawings, and objects that specifically illustrate the passages they accompany."--Jacket
The Ṭabaqāt-i-Akbarī of K̲h̲wājah Nizāmuddīn Ahmad : a history of India from the early Musalman invasions to the thirty-sixth year of the reign of Akbar by Nizạ̄m al-Dīn Ahṃad ibn Muhạmmad Muqīm( Book )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of India, 1000-1765
Shah Jahan by H. M Elliot( Book )

5 editions published between 1875 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopaedia of caste, customs, rites and superstitions of the races of Northern India by H. M Elliot( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khafi Khan's History of ʻAlamgir : being an English translation of the relevant portions of Muntakhab al-lubab, with notes and an introduction by Muḥammad Hāshim Khāfī Khān( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians : the Muhammadan period by H. M Elliot( Book )

17 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians by H. M Elliot( Book )

17 editions published between 1855 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians : the Muhammadan period by H. M Elliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1872 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians : the Muhammadan period by H. M Elliot( Book )

17 editions published between 1871 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T̤abakāt-i-Nāṣirī: A general history of the Muhammadan dynasties of Asia, including Hindustan; from A.H. 194 (810 A.D.) to A.H. 658 (1260 A.D.) and the irruption of the infidel Mughals into Islam by Minhāj Sirāj Jūzjānī( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Islamic Empire
The history of India, as told by its own historians by H. M Elliot( Book )

16 editions published between 1873 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians by H. M Elliot( Book )

15 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians by H. M Elliot( Book )

15 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplement to the glossary of Indian terms. A-J by H. M Elliot( Book )

13 editions published between 1845 and 1860 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of India, as told by its own historians : the Muhammadan period by H. M Elliot( Book )

14 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Khafi Khan's History of ʻAlamgir : being an English translation of the relevant portions of Muntakhab al-lubab, with notes and an introduction
Alternative Names
Elliot, H. M.

Elliot, H. M. 1808-1853

Elliot, H. M. 1808-1853 Sir

Elliot, Henri 1808-1853

Elliot, Henry M.

Elliot, Henry Miers

Elliot, Henry Miers 1808-1853

Elliot, Henry Miers 1808-1853 Sir

Elliot, Henry Miers Sir

Elliot, Henry Miers, Sir, 1808-1853

Henry Miers Elliot britischer Kolonialbeamter in Indien und Historiker

Sir Henry M. Elliot

اليت، هنرى ميرس

صاحب بهادر، هنرى ميرس اليت

هنري إليوت

ഹെൻറി എലിയറ്റ്

Languages
English (333)

German (3)

Arabic (1)

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Khafi Khan's History of ʻAlamgir : being an English translation of the relevant portions of Muntakhab al-lubab, with notes and an introductionT̤abakāt-i-Nāṣirī: A general history of the Muhammadan dynasties of Asia, including Hindustan; from A.H. 194 (810 A.D.) to A.H. 658 (1260 A.D.) and the irruption of the infidel Mughals into Islam