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Maharaja Ranjit Singh: The French Connections
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Beyond doubt , Maharaja Ranjit Singh represents the Punjabi ethos in its fullness. He unified the plains of the Punjab so as to give it a new identity. He successfully asserted the Sikh might by conquering Kashmir, Peshwar, Multan and pushing the borders of his state upto the Khybar pass which had provided passage to the invaders t enable them to ravage the fertile Punjab plains for centuries. This feat earned him the title of Sher-I-Punjab and made him one of greatest personages in whom the Punjabis genuinely take pride.

For us who happen to live in the land which has had the feel of Ranjit Singh it was a happy moment to greet the new millennium and the 21st century by keeping a date with the great Maharaja. The Bicentenary of his coronation generated fresh enthusiasm and provided inspiration to the ambitious youth to strive for ushering in a new era of glory and prosperity for the Punjab.

Guru Nanak Dev University has decided to par-take in these celebrations by bringing into focus the achievements and some peculiar features of he benevolent regime of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the form of special set of publications. The present work by an eminent French scholar Dr. Jean- Marie Lafont, whose association with the university has been quite long, lends new dimension to the study of contribution of the French officers employed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

We are thankful to Professor Prithipal Singh Kapur a well -known scholar in the field of Sikh studies who agreed to edit the book. I am sure the scholars as well as the students of the history of Punjab will find the book useful for intensive study of the period.

Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar

S. P. Singh
Vice Chancellor

CONTENTS

Preface ix
Introduction xiii
The external policy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh- An Assessment 1
Fauj-I-Khas 15
The French in the civil and Diplomatic Corps of Maharaja Ranjit Singh 71
Extended Area of Activity of French Officers of the Sarkar-I-Khalsa 113
General J. F. Allard and His family 151
Col. Francis Henri Mouton 192
Appendix-1: Statement of Disposition of French Sowars the bank of river Sutlej 199
Appendix II: Personal belongings of Bannou Pan Dei Allard 200
Appendix III; Col. Francis Henri Mouton's letter to Duke of Dalmatia, French Minister of War 204
Bibliography 223

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Maharaja Ranjit Singh: The French Connections

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IDF903
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2001
Publisher:
Guru Nanak Dev University
ISBN:
8177700286
Language:
English
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9.5" X 6.3"
Pages:
240
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Foreword:

Beyond doubt , Maharaja Ranjit Singh represents the Punjabi ethos in its fullness. He unified the plains of the Punjab so as to give it a new identity. He successfully asserted the Sikh might by conquering Kashmir, Peshwar, Multan and pushing the borders of his state upto the Khybar pass which had provided passage to the invaders t enable them to ravage the fertile Punjab plains for centuries. This feat earned him the title of Sher-I-Punjab and made him one of greatest personages in whom the Punjabis genuinely take pride.

For us who happen to live in the land which has had the feel of Ranjit Singh it was a happy moment to greet the new millennium and the 21st century by keeping a date with the great Maharaja. The Bicentenary of his coronation generated fresh enthusiasm and provided inspiration to the ambitious youth to strive for ushering in a new era of glory and prosperity for the Punjab.

Guru Nanak Dev University has decided to par-take in these celebrations by bringing into focus the achievements and some peculiar features of he benevolent regime of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the form of special set of publications. The present work by an eminent French scholar Dr. Jean- Marie Lafont, whose association with the university has been quite long, lends new dimension to the study of contribution of the French officers employed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

We are thankful to Professor Prithipal Singh Kapur a well -known scholar in the field of Sikh studies who agreed to edit the book. I am sure the scholars as well as the students of the history of Punjab will find the book useful for intensive study of the period.

Guru Nanak Dev University
Amritsar

S. P. Singh
Vice Chancellor

CONTENTS

Preface ix
Introduction xiii
The external policy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh- An Assessment 1
Fauj-I-Khas 15
The French in the civil and Diplomatic Corps of Maharaja Ranjit Singh 71
Extended Area of Activity of French Officers of the Sarkar-I-Khalsa 113
General J. F. Allard and His family 151
Col. Francis Henri Mouton 192
Appendix-1: Statement of Disposition of French Sowars the bank of river Sutlej 199
Appendix II: Personal belongings of Bannou Pan Dei Allard 200
Appendix III; Col. Francis Henri Mouton's letter to Duke of Dalmatia, French Minister of War 204
Bibliography 223

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