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The Akbarnama which translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, . I-III ยท Ain-e-Akbari, English tr. by Colonel H. S. Jarrett. Language: Complete English Translation Pages: Foreword The late Henry Browse our editors' picks for the best books of the month in fiction, nonfiction. The Akbar Nama of Abu-l-Fazl (in 3 Vols. Bound in Two) ( ): H. Beveridge: Books.

Mughal Emperor Akbar crossing the river at night. It also deals with Akbar's household, army, the revenues and the geography of the empire. It also produces rich details about the traditions and culture of the people living in India. It is famous for its rich statistical details about things as diverse as crop yields, prices, wages and revenues. Here Abu'l Fazl's ambition, in his own words, is: "It has long been the ambitious desire of my heart to pass in review to some extent, the general conditions of this vast country, and to record the opinions professed by the majority of the learned among the Hindus. I know not whether the love of my native land has been the attracting influence or exactness of historical research and genuine truthfulness of narrative He also gives several Indian accounts of geography, cosmography, and some tidbits on Indian aesthetic thought. Most of this information is derived from Sanskrit texts and knowledge systems. Abu'l Fazl admits that he did not know Sanskrit and it is thought that he accessed this information through intermediaries, likely Jains who were favoured at Akbar's court.

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Your rating has been recorded. Write a review Rate this item: Preview this item Preview this item. The Akbar nama of Abu-l-Fazl Author: Low Price Publications, [] Series: English View all editions and formats Rating: Subjects Akbar, -- Emperor of Hindustan, -- Mogul Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

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Book III: Entitled A'in Akbari, The Institutes of Akbar, contains a detailed account of the royal establishments, the administration and statistics of the empire, the creeds and institutions of the Hindus. Nathaniel Middleton: Middleton arrived in India shortly before and, after service at Cossimbazar and Murshidabad, was appointed in by the Governor-General, Warren Hastings, as his representative at the court of Shuja-ud-Daulah, Nawab of Oudh.

Asaf-ud-Daula had succeeded to the throne in in Middleton, now Resident, persuaded him to accept Hastings' plan to make over the Nawab's troops to Company service, thus in effect allowing the British occupation of Oudh.

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His deputy as Resident at Lucknow was Richard Johnson , who formed what became the Johnson Album, later the cornerstone of the India Office Library collection. Middleton himself was an avid collector of Persian manuscripts, Indian paintings and natural history drawings by Indian artists.

A portrait by Tilly Kettle of depicts him seated with an illustrated manuscript see M. Archer, India and British Portraiture , London , p. He returned to England in and was a key witness in the impeachment trial of Warren Hastings, where he became known as 'Memory Middleton' due to his deliberate inability to recall anything to Hastings' disadvantage.

On Middleton, see Archer, op. Bibliography: C. I, pp.