I= THE COURT LIFE UNDER THE NAWABS OF AWADH (1754-1797)
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Title of Thesis
THE COURT LIFE UNDER THE NAWABS OF AWADH (1754-1797)

Author(s)
Ikramuddin Qidwai
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of General History/ University of Karachi
Session
1960
Subject
General History
Number of Pages
401
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
nawabs of awadh, balers, nawab wazirs, shuja-ud-daulah, bahu begam, asaf-ud-daulah, murtaza khan

Abstract
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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 The Historical Backgrounds 1-44
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  1.1 A Short Account Of The Balers
  1.2 Notes 32-44
3 2 The Court Ceremonies 45-68
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  2.1 The Investiture 45-47
  2.2 The Daily Life 47-50
  2.3 State Receptions 51-60
  2.4 Tours Of The Nawab Wazirs 60-62
  2.5 Royal Processions 62-65
  2.6 Notes 65-68
4 3 The Royal Seraglio 69-92
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  3.1 Women Of Shuja-Ud-Daulah And His Children 70-74
  3.2 The Bahu Begam’s Establishment 74-79
  3.3 The Birth Of Asaf-Ud-Daulah 79-82
  3.4 Marriage Of Asaf-Ud-Daulah And His Family 85-87
  3.5 Notes 88-92
5 4 The Royal Household 93-140
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  4.1 Household Staff 93-97
  4.2 The Royal Kitchens 97-103
  4.3 The Royal Wardrobe Apparel, Jewellery And Toilets 103-120
  4.4 The Zoo, The Museum And The Library 120-123
  4.5 Generosity Of Asaf-Ud-Daulah 124-127
  4.6 Notes 128-140
6 5 The Organization Of The Government Of And Its Relations With The Court 141-189
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  5.1 The Functionaries Of Shuja-Ud-Daulah 143-147
  5.2 Asaf-Ud-Daulah And His Councilors 147-174
  5.3 Notes 175-189
7 6 Intrigues And Counter-Intrigues 190-224
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  6.1 Shuja-Ud-Daulah’s Relation With The English 191-201
  6.2 Asaf-Ud-Daulah And The Cession Of Banaras To The English 202-205
  6.3 Murder Of Murtaza Khan 205-208
  6.4 Spoliation Of The Begams Of Awadh 208-218
  6.5 Financial Liabilities With Regard To The English 218-228
  6.6 Notes 229-244
8 7 Literature And Learning, Fine Arts And Architecture 245-282
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  7.1 Literature And Learning 246-263
  7.2 Sang It And The Artists 263-269
  7.3 Architecture 269-275
  7.4 Notes 277-282
9 8 Amusements And Recreations 283-314
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  8.1 Animal-Combats 283-291
  8.2 Bird –Fights 291-294
  8.3 Indoor Amusements, Puppet-Shows And Fire-Works 294-297
  8.4 Miscellaneous Recreations 297-506
  8.5 Military Exercises 307-309
  8.6 Notes 310-314
10 9 Illness And Ceremonies Connected With The Death Of The Nawab Wazire 315-328
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  9.1 Illness And Treatment Of Shuja-Ud-Daulah 315-317
  9.2 Burial And Ceremonies Connected There With 317-320
  9.3 The Tomb Of Shuja-Ud-Daulah 320-321
  9.4 The Death Of Asaf-Ud-Daulah And His Tomb 321-325
  9.5 Notes 326-328
11 10 Appendix 329-340
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  10.1 Bibliography 341-401