The Sawants of Wadi and The Portuguese

Swantwadi is an integral part of the Konkan region which is in the midwestern coast of India. Dr. S. K. Mhamai makes a fascinating narrative of Khem Sawant’s role in the history of this state. This is the first comprehensive and authentic account of the activities of the Sawants of Wadi in the context of coastal politics in the 18th and 19th centuries. A summary of Marathi documents, an exhaustive glossary of Marathi words adds this The Sawants of Wadi and The Portuguese book in growing literature on IndoPortuguese history.

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Swantwadi is an integral part of the Konkan region which is in the midwestern coast of India. Geographically adjacent to Goa. Khem Sawant’s rule from 1701 to 1709 was all too brief but its importance lies in the fact that it was during this period that the foundation of the state were laid on a sound footing. Dr. Mhamai makes a fascinating narrative of Khem Sawant’s role in the history of this state. This is the first comprehensive and authentic account of the activities of the Sawants of Wadi in the context of coastal politics in the 18th and 19th centuries. The author has made maximum use of archival material and has greatly enhanced the value of his monograph He has appended Portuguese and Marathi documents in support of his study. A summary of Marathi documents, an exhaustive glossary of Marathi words adds this The Sawants of Wadi and The Portuguese book in growing literature on IndoPortuguese history.

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Weight 480 g
Dimensions 14.5 × 2 × 21.5 cm
Book Author

First Edition

1984

Current Edition

2018

Format

Hardcover

Language

English

Pages

192

ISBN

978-81-7022-131-9

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