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A Very Ingenious Man: Claude Martin in Early Colonial India
A Very Ingenious Man: Claude Martin in Early Colonial India
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About the Author:

Rosie Liewellyn-Jones is Archives and Records Officer at South Bank University, London. She is the author of A Fatal Friendship: The Nawabs, the British and the City of Lucknow (OUP, 1985) and Engaging Scoundrel: True Tales of Old Lucknow (forthcoming form (OUP).

'Llewellyn-Jones tells a good story…as close to a page-turner as one is likely to find in books on Indian history. It is intelligent and sensible, offering marvelous texture and detail…'----Association for Asian Studies Journal

'Dr Llewellyn-Jones is an historian, with impeccable scholastic credentials, and has written a meticulously researched and documented historical work…'---Chowkidar,UK

About the Book:

Architect, soldier, surveyor, inventor, planter, botanist, financial advisor, political commentator and philanthropist, Claude Martin was one of the most fascinating adventurers associated with the East India Company in eighteenth-century India.(p) Martin designed and built some of the finest houses and buildings in Lucknow; he helped make some of the earliest maps of north-east India; he experimented with hot-air balloons and bladder surgery; he advised the British and the nawabs of Awadh on financial and political matters; he earned notoriety for his sexual liaison; he patronized the arts and his bequests as philanthropist are still alive in the form of several schools named after him, in Lucknow, Calcutta and Lyon.

This reissue, with a new preface, of the first full, thoroughly researched account of the life of this extraordinary individual will captivate general readers and interest historian of the early days of Empire.

CONTENTS

Illustrationsxvii
Introductionxix
1.The Battle for Southern India1
2.Conquest in the North27
3.The Making of a Nabob58
4.Spheres of Influence87
5.The Polymath119
6.War and Commerce155
7.The Old Soldier182
Epilogue215
Appendix I: Claude Martin--Chronology221
AppendixII: Claude Martin--Letters224
Bibliography230
Index235

A Very Ingenious Man: Claude Martin in Early Colonial India

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1992
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0195650999
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241
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About the Author:

Rosie Liewellyn-Jones is Archives and Records Officer at South Bank University, London. She is the author of A Fatal Friendship: The Nawabs, the British and the City of Lucknow (OUP, 1985) and Engaging Scoundrel: True Tales of Old Lucknow (forthcoming form (OUP).

'Llewellyn-Jones tells a good story…as close to a page-turner as one is likely to find in books on Indian history. It is intelligent and sensible, offering marvelous texture and detail…'----Association for Asian Studies Journal

'Dr Llewellyn-Jones is an historian, with impeccable scholastic credentials, and has written a meticulously researched and documented historical work…'---Chowkidar,UK

About the Book:

Architect, soldier, surveyor, inventor, planter, botanist, financial advisor, political commentator and philanthropist, Claude Martin was one of the most fascinating adventurers associated with the East India Company in eighteenth-century India.(p) Martin designed and built some of the finest houses and buildings in Lucknow; he helped make some of the earliest maps of north-east India; he experimented with hot-air balloons and bladder surgery; he advised the British and the nawabs of Awadh on financial and political matters; he earned notoriety for his sexual liaison; he patronized the arts and his bequests as philanthropist are still alive in the form of several schools named after him, in Lucknow, Calcutta and Lyon.

This reissue, with a new preface, of the first full, thoroughly researched account of the life of this extraordinary individual will captivate general readers and interest historian of the early days of Empire.

CONTENTS

Illustrationsxvii
Introductionxix
1.The Battle for Southern India1
2.Conquest in the North27
3.The Making of a Nabob58
4.Spheres of Influence87
5.The Polymath119
6.War and Commerce155
7.The Old Soldier182
Epilogue215
Appendix I: Claude Martin--Chronology221
AppendixII: Claude Martin--Letters224
Bibliography230
Index235
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