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The Wasikadars of Awadh

Malcolm Speirs

The Wasikadars of Awadh

a history of certain nineteenth century families of Lucknow

by Malcolm Speirs

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Published by Rupa & Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Anglo-Indians,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    On history of various Anglo-Indians families in 19th century Oudh and Moradabad and their alliances with the royality of the times; a study.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-284) and index.

    StatementMalcolm Speirs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.A55 S64 2008
    The Physical Object
    PaginationLxxx, 301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24878710M
    ISBN 109788129113078
    LC Control Number2008348875

    Background about the Kingdom of Awadh. The Awadh, (called Awadh by the British) State was a princely state in the Awadh region of North India. As the Mughal Empire declined and decentralized, local governors in Awadh began asserting greater autonomy, and eventually Awadh matured into an independent polity governing the fertile lands of the Central and Lower . The Wasikadars of Awadh; Fisher, 'The imperial Court and the Province'; and Rahit Spears History of Elementary Education in India These subjects were still generally limited to .

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    Awadhi cuisine (Hindi: अवधी भोजन, Urdu: اودھی کھانا ‎) is from the city of Lucknow, which is the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh in Central-South Asia and Northern cooking patterns of Lucknow are similar to those of Central Asia, the Middle East, and Northern India with the cuisine comprising both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. In areas like Awadh where resistance during was intense and long lasting, the fighting was carried out by taluqdars and their peasants. Many of these taluqdars were loyal to the Nawab of Awadh, and they joined Begum Hazrat Mahal (the wife of the Nawab) in Lucknow to fight the British; some even remained with her in defeat.


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The Wasikadars of Awadh is a recreation of the history of a nineteenth century family of Lucknow. Extremely well-researched and detailed, the book traces a Lucknow in transition. The events following the siege of Lucknow during the revolt of form the initial background of this riveting and intriguing tale about a wasikadar (pensioner) family through : Ian Malcolm Speirs.

The Wasikadars of Awadh: a history of certain nineteenth century families of Lucknow. [Malcolm Speirs] -- On history of various Anglo-Indians families in 19th century Oudh and Moradabad and their alliances with the royality of the times; a study.

About the Author. Dr Sangeeta Bhatnagar received her education in Lucknow, the seat of Awadh culture. She obtained her PhD in Economics from Lucknow University, where she was a lecturer for a few years. Sangeeta has also hosted cookery shows on television and been on the editorial team of Food magazine.R.K/5(36).

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The book is a lovingly researched account of the author’s ancestors, both Indian and European, many of whom were Wasikadars (pensioners) of the ruling Muslim families of Awadh, both before and. King Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh, Volume 1 King Wajid Ali Shah of Awadh, Mirza Ali Azhar: Author: Mirza Ali Azhar: Publisher: Royal Book Company, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Nov 8, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Awadh was an important province of the Mughal empire. Restoring Awadh’s treasured past: Rajkumar Alka Rani Singh is reviving Awadhi craft, food and much more Revivalist Alka Rani Singh, Rajkumari of Pratapgarh, Awadh Author: Prerna Gauba.

of Awadh. The traditional capital of Awadh had originally been Faizabad, but it was later moved to Lucknow, which serves as the present-day capital of Uttar Pradesh.

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Awadh is situated in the heavily populated heart of the Indo-Gangetic Plain and is known for its rich alluvial soils. It received its name from Ayodhya, the capital of the ancient kingdom of Kosala, which was nearly coextensive with present-day Awadh.

Awadh (Hindi: [ˈəʋədʱ]), known in British historical texts as Avadh or Oudh, is a region in the modern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, which was before independence known as the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh.

Awadh is bounded by the Ganges Doab to the southwest, Rohilkhand to the northwest, Nepal to the north, and Purvanchal to the ent: Asia. The Nawab of Awadh is a title that was given to the rulers of the Indian princely state of Awadh or Oudh, as it was referred to by the British.

The Nawabs of Awadh were a clan of rulers that came from Persia in the early 18 th century. Nawab Sa’adat, the first in the dynasty came from Persia in and established the state of Awadh at a.

The Nawab of Awadh or the Nawab of Oudh /ˈaʊd/ was the title of the rulers who governed the state of Awadh in north India during the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Nawabs of Awadh belonged to a dynasty of Persian origin from Nishapur, Iran. InNawab Sa'adat Khan established the Oudh State with their capital in Faizabad and l: Faizabad, Lucknow.

The Awadhi cuisine is originally from Uttar Pradesh’s Awadh region, which is a part of Lucknow now. Greatly influenced by Mughal Author: Nivedita Ganguly.

This book has been translated into English by Hamid Afaq Qureshi as 'Memoirs of Faizabad'. Faizabad also finds a prominent and detailed mention in 'Guzishta Lakhnau' written by Maulvi Abdul Halim 'Sharar'.

The fourth nawab of Awadh, Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula, shifted the Capital of Avadh to Lucknow in after his terms with his mother became : Fyzabad. Chapter VI The Socio-Cultural Life of Awadh () Court and Social Fabric: Awadh was a part of the Mughal imperium and shared, even after it became an autonomous state, the values and practices of the Mughal court culture.

At the same time, in developing its distinctive regional identity, it borrowed a lot from indigenous traditions. From the Flap In the Mughal Sultanate conquered and formally incorporated Awadh as one of its constituent provinces.

With the decline of Mughal power the nawab-vazirs of Awadh began to assert their independence. After the East India Company appropriated half of Awadh as ‘indemnity’, the then nawab, Asaf’ud Daulah, moved his capital to Lucknow in a move.

His son, Lawrence, did physics and worked on rockets in England in World War II. Lawrence’s son, Malcolm, was intrigued by his family’s long tryst with India. He researched it and wrote it up in The Wasikadars of Awadh: A History of Certain Nineteenth-Century Families of .Roli Books Tehzeeb: Culinary Traditions Of Awadh by Anshika Varma and Adil Ahmad ISBN: Publisher: Roli Books Hardcover Language: English Dimensions: 0 x 0 x 0 inches.Dastarkhwan-e-Awadh takes the reader on a historical and cultural journey through the mouthwatering cuisine of Awadh.

Awadhi cuisine is famous for its nafaasat (refinement) and nazaakat (delicateness); a cooking style achieved through the .