- Paperback: 26 pages
- Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series (17 August 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1158107277
- ISBN-13: 978-1158107278
- Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 0.1 x 24.6 cm
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Jodhpur District: Cities and Towns in Jodhpur District, Jodhpur, People from Jodhpur District, Villages in Jodhpur District Paperback – Import, 17 Aug 2011
Editorial Reviews - Jodhpur District From the Publisher Chapters: Cities and Towns in Jodhpur District, Jodhpur, Villages in Jodhpur District, Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur Group - Malani Igneous Suite Contact, Khejarli, Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti, Khichan, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Osian, Phalodi, Jodhpurs, Mandore, Bhuwal Mata, Bilara, Bhopal - Jodhpur, Barkatullah Khan Stadium, Ratkuria, Shaitrawa, Rao Shobhit, Balesar, Lolawas, Jodhpur Airport, Piparcity, Jaswant Thada, Jodhpuri, Brahmapuri, Jodhpur-Rajasthan, Bhopalgarh, Jhanwer, Shergarh, Rajasthan, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Ummed Sagar Bandh, Mathania, Pyaaj Kachori. Excerpt: Jodhpur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jodhpur Panorama, seen from the Mehrangarh Fort.The area was part of the Gurjara - Pratihara empire and until 1100 CE was ruled by a powerful Bargujar King. Jodhpur was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore clan. Jodha succeeded in conquering the surrounding territory and thus founded a state which came to be known as Marwar. As Jodha hailed from the nearby town of Mandore, that town initially served as the capital of this state; however, Jodhpur soon took over that role, even during the lifetime of Jodha. The city was located on the strategic road linking Delhi to Gujarat. This enabled it to profit from a flourishing trade in opium, copper, silk, sandals, date palms and coffee. Early in its history, the state became a fief under the Mughal Empire, owing fealty to them while enjoying some internal autonomy. During this period, the state furnished the Mughals with several notable generals such as Maharaja Jaswant Singh. Jodhpur and its people benefited from this exposure to the wider world: new styles of art and architecture made their appearance and opportunities opened up for local tradesmen to make their mark ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=983053 Synopsis Chapters: Cities and Towns in Jodhpur District, Jodhpur, Villages in Jodhpur Distr
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