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The History of India as told by its own Historians is book in eight volumes by H.M. Elliot and J. Dowson. The book was published in 1867-1877 in London. It is a well-known and reputed reference work for the history of medieval India. Despite being over 100 years old, it is still used by historians. The book contains translations of medieval muslim chronicles. 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...
The historian Lanepoole (1903) praised this work by saying: “To realize Medieval India there is no better way than to dive into the eight volumes of the priceless History of India as Told by its Own Historians… a revelation of Indian life as seen through the eyes of the Persian court annalists.”
Lanepoole: Medieval India under Muhammadan Rule (London,1903), Preface, p.v-vi.
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