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Revenue free land grants in Mughal India

Awadh Region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (1658-1765)

by Jigar Mohammed

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Published by Manohar in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Oudh
    • Subjects:
    • Land grants -- India -- Oudh -- History -- 16th century.,
    • Land grants -- India -- Oudh -- History -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-141) and index.

      StatementJigar Mohammed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD879.O5 M64 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination147 p. :
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3594635M
      ISBN 108173044201
      LC Control Number2002302346

      Land revenue system in Mughal era was one of the central features of the agrarian system of that period. It witnessed several changes in Mughal period. Generally the transfer from the peasant of his surplus produce that is the produce above what was required for the family's subsistence was largely by way of exaction of land revenue. Mughals are covered in great detail in Indian school textbooks. And the logic behind this is not hard to find. The Mughals ruled over large swathes of India, produced remarkable rulers, and left behind great architectural structures as well a significant amount of literature to ensure their imprint on the Indian subcontinent would be hard to forget.

      Land revenue was the most important source of income, as it has been throughout Indian history, and more than doubled in value between the reigns of Akbar and Shah Jahan. The principal items of expenditure for the central government were defense, the general civil administration of the empire (including the religious organizations), maintenance. Find an answer to your question Land grants made to the scholarly men during the mughal period 1. Log in. Join now. 1. Log in. Join now. Secondary School. History. 13 points Land grants made to the scholarly men during the mughal period Ask for details ; Follow Report by Shalomsachin Log in to add a.

      The Economy of India under Company rule describes the economy of those regions (contemporaneously British India) that fell under Company rule in India during the years to The British East India Company began ruling parts of the Indian subcontinent beginning with the Battle of Plassey, which led to the conquest of Bengal Subah and the founding of the Bengal Presidency, before the. About the Book. In India the education system, both at the Community level and College level, is such that the picture of society is presented upside down before the young minds.


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The study of social and economic history of India is one of the dominant trends of the recent historiography. The present book explains the different aspects of the revenue free grants (madad-i-maash) of Awadh under the Mughals. The book starts with the introduction which examines the physical featues and political condition of Awadh region and an introductory outline of revenue free grants.

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Revenue free land grants in Mughal India: Awadh Region in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (). [Jigar Mohammed]. He is author of 'Revenue Free Land Grants in Mughal Ind Contributing Editor, History, at The Dispatch, Professor Jigar Mohammad has taught History at the University of Jammu for over two decades.

He is author of ‘Revenue Free Land Grants in Mughal India:. Read Online Now revenue free land grants in mughal india awadh region the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries 16 Ebook PDF at our Library. Get revenue free land grants in mughal india awadh region the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries 16 PDF file for free.

- Buy Land Revenue in India: Historical Studies book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders. He was a University Grants Commission National Fellow () and the President of Indian History Congress in It was during his tenure as the Dean of Delhi University s History Reviews: 1.

Mughal emperor Akbar’s royal decree of a revenue-free land grant to Mullah Hafiz | Images courtesy family of Maulana Jamal Mian.

On the 19th of Rajab, in the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s 35th. Land Revenue System Under Mughals. Before the Britishers, the land revenue system in major parts of India was based on Mughal land revenue system.

The land revenue system under Mughals can be divided into following three categories. Ghalla Bakshi (crop sharing) also known as Batai and Bhaoli.

Abu Fazal in his Ain-i-Akbari has described three. The land revenue was the main source of the state's income. The British administrators regarded it as rent of the soil, and thought that the owner of the land was the king, but subsequent studies have shown that a tax on the crop rather than on land.

The salient features of the Mughal land revenue system may be summarised as follows. ADVERTISEMENTS: Read this article to learn about the revenue system in the sultanate and mughal period. Sultanate Period: The Sultans took several measures to increase their revenue.

Following were the chief sources of their revenue: ADVERTISEMENTS: The khiraj or Land Revenue: Land revenue was the major source of the income. It was generally realized at [ ]. 9) Jigar Mohammad, Revenue Free Land Grants in Mughal India. Awadh Region in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

(I) Manohar, New Delhi. In Book Review, April, New Delhi. 10) Reviewed and Produced Advisory titled, Learning History without Burden. A Note to. Land Revenue in Medieval India Land revenue was the major source of the income.

It was generally realized at 1/5 of the total produce thought the Sultans like Ala-ud-Din Khilji and Muhammed Tughlak raised it to 1/2 of the produce. The Jazia Tax: It.

This book provides a comprehensive account of land revenue, administration, agrarian economy, and social structure in India during the Mughal period. Catalog Record: The agrarian system of Mughal India, | Hathi Trust Digital Library.

Hostages in the Middle Ages Sgstem J. Marks a historiographical shift in medieval Indian history. Review of Jigar Mohammed, Revenue Free Land Grants in Mughal India: Awadh Region in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (), Manohar, New Delhi,in The Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, 3,pp.

Habib, a stridently anti-Hindu academic, states that the Mughal share of the crop varied between one third and one half, according to fertility. On top of this the zamindars’ share amounted nominally to 10 per cent of the land revenue in northern India and 25 per cent in Gujarat.

(27) Irrigation, the lifeblood of agriculture, was neglected. Irfan Habib, The Agrarian System of Mughal India -in Indian Review of Books,Vol. 9, No. Revenue system of the Mughal Empire underwent several changes from the time of the first Mughal ruler till the time of later Mughal Emperors.

Major sources of the income of the Mughal emperors were one fifth part of the loot in the war, trade-tax, mint, unclaimed property, income from industries run by the state, annual tribute and presents from feudatory kings and mansabdars and.

India - India - The Marathas: There is no doubt that the single most important power to emerge in the long twilight of the Mughal dynasty was the Maratha confederacy.

Initially deriving from the western Deccan, the Marathas were a peasant warrior group that rose to prominence during the rule in that region of the sultans of Bijapur and Ahmadnagar. Land revenue administration under the Mughals, revenue-assignments and revenue-free-grants is characterised by the unyielding objectivity of a trained historian.

His exposition of the social and economic role of the zamindars and madad-maash holders is a valuable contribution to our understanding of the land-relationship in the Mughal.

The Mughal empire was one of the largest centralised states in pre-modern world history. It was founded in the early s and by the end of the following century the Mughal emperor ruled almost the entire Indian subcontinent with a population of between and millions.It seems that one major aim of the Mughal administration was to secure the bulk of the peasants’ surplus.

However, measures were also taken to promote agriculture, e.g. advancing of loans to peasants (taqavi), lower rate of revenue or the policy of gradually increasing rate of revenue over bringing new land under that the state demanded revenue and in cash and when paid in.extensively studied, as has the Indian economy in the pre-colonial century.

But at least as important as these has been the nature of the Mughal state and its land revenue taxation system. State formation Charles Tilly’s view of state formation drew on the theories of William Skinner regarding the development of the social geography of China.