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UNIT 11 18TH CENTURY SUCCESSOR STATES

Structure

11.1 Introduction
11.2 18th Century Debate
11.3 Bengal
11.4 Hyderabad
11.5 Awadh
11.6 Summary
11.7 Exercises
18th Century Successor
States


11.1 INTRODUCTION

The 18th century has been a subject of historical debate among scholars. It represents a phase of transition between medieval and modern periods. The decline of Mughal power in the 18th century was characterized by the rise of autonomous states in the
18th century. Earlier the historians regarded this period as crisis torn but recent researches have tried to study 18th century states as separate entities possessing elements of dynamism and growth.


11.2 18TH CENTURY DEBATE

It is important to study the 18th century debate among scholars for understanding the nature of successor states which emerged in this period. 18th century has been largely analysed in the context of the Mughal empire. However, recent writings focus on 18th century as an epoch in which certain trends emerged which were …

UNIT 11 18TH CENTURY SUCCESSOR STATES

Structure

11.1 Introduction
11.2 18th Century Debate
11.3 Bengal
11.4 Hyderabad
11.5 Awadh
11.6 Summary
11.7 Exercises
18th Century Successor
States


11.1 INTRODUCTION

The 18th century has been a subject of historical debate among scholars. It represents a phase of transition between medieval and modern periods. The decline of Mughal power in the 18th century was characterized by the rise of autonomous states in the
18th century. Earlier the historians regarded this period as crisis torn but recent researches have tried to study 18th century states as separate entities possessing elements of dynamism and growth.


11.2 18TH CENTURY DEBATE

It is important to study the 18th century debate among scholars for understanding the nature of successor states which emerged in this period. 18th century has been largely analysed in the context of the Mughal empire. However, recent writings focus on 18th century as an epoch in which certain trends emerged which were …