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History of Mewat (eBook)

Type: e-book
Genre: History
Language: English
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This book “History of Mewat” is a brief account of the Mewat area, its people, and history. It also includes the origin, custom, and traditions of the Meo community which are to many extents different from the other communities of India. It is rather mysterious for the readers to know that these people of the unique culture and civilization reside in the National Capital Region or the suburb of Delhi, the national capital of India. The author gives the full detail of the origin of this aboriginal Meo tribe also throws light on their acceptance of Islam. In this book, the author has covered the period from the Muslim invasion in India until the British period when the Mewati people proved their bravery during the First War of Independence. Some periods of the freedom movement also have been covered. The vast period which has been written in this book witness the details of the Mewatis as rulers and as subjects. Their relations with the Delhi rulers like Ilbaris, Tughtaqs, Sayyeds, Lodis, and Mughals including the British in modern times have also been discussed in detail. The whole chapters are written in such a way that the reader will be informed of all important aspects of Mewati history. This book resembles the complete history of Mewat composed of both the original sources and heterogeneous materials with the proper application of the hypothesis.

About the Author

Dr. Aijaz Ahmad, Associate Professor, YMD College, Nuh
Distt. Mewat, Haryana

Dr. Aijaz Ahmad was born on 16th August, 1969, at Motipur village in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Utter Pradesh. After completing his early education in Basti, he admitted in AMU Aligarh in 1985 AD, for higher studies and completed B.A. (Hons), M.A. and M.Phil. in History. He also qualified NET and JRF test conducted by UGC from the same University. In 1994 AD, he was appointed as a lecturer in History in YMD College Nuh in Mewat District of Haryana. In 2000 AD, he obtained his Ph.D. degree as a teacher candidate from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. In his service career in the same college he got published six research papers in national and international journals and proceedings of the Indian History Congress. In the same period he got published a book titled “Aligarh Muslim University: An Educational and Political History, 1920-47”. Now he is promoted as Associate Professor of History in the same college. His current work is “Mewat: A Retrospective”.

Book Details

ISBN: 9788193391426
Publisher: Aijaz Ahmad
Number of Pages: 254
Availability: Available for Download (e-book)

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