Tipu Sultan

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jun 16 19:36:24 UTC 1998

Check the following references. Some are simply factual, with some old
original sources. The rest spans the spectrum of interpretations
(British/Indian/Pakistani/Hindu/Muslim - martyr/traitor, tyrant/humane,


Ahmad Saeed, Tipu Sultan.  [1st ed.].  Lahore, Ferozsons [1969].

Ali, B. Sheikh. Tipu Sultan : a study in diplomacy and confrontation, B.
Sheik Ali. Mysore : Geetha Book House, 1982.

Ali, B. Sheikh. British relations with Haidar Ali, 1760-1782.  Mysore:
Rao and Raghavan, [1963].

Ali Haidara, 1690-1785. Kulliyyat i 'Ali Haidar 'Ali / 'Ali Haidar.
Lahaur : Pakistan Panjabi Adabi Bord, 1988.

Bowring, Lewin Bentham, 1824-1910. Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan and the
struggle with the Musalman powers of the South.  Dehra Dun, EBD Pub. &
Distributing Co. [1969]. Series title:  Rulers of India.

Captives of Tipu : survivors' narratives / edited by A.W. Lawrence.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. Series title:  SAMP early 20th-century
Indian books project ; item 10449.

Fernandes, Praxy, Storm over Seringapatam; the incredible story of Hyder
Ali & Tippu Sultan. [Bombay] Thackers [1969].

Fernandes, Praxy, The Tigers of Mysore : a biography of Hyder Ali & Tipu
Sultan / Praxy Fernandes.  Rev. and updated ed.  New Delhi ; New York,
N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, c1991.

Forrest, Denys Mostyn. Tiger of Mysore: the life and death of Tipu
Sultan, by Denys Forrest. London, Chatto & Windus, 1970.

Hasan, Mohibbul. History of Tipu Sultan.  Calcutta, Bibliophile, 1951.

Henderson, John Robertson, The coins of Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan, by
J. R. Henderson.  Madras, Printed by the superintendent, Government
press, 1921.

Husain 'Ali, Kirmani, fl. 1781-1802. History of Tipu Sultan, being a
translation of the Nishan-i-Haidari / by Mir Husain Ali Khan Kirmani ;
translated from Persian by W. Miles.  Lahore: Islamic Book Service,

Jalaja Caktitaca_n. Tippu Sultan, a fanatic? / V. Jalaja Sakthidasan.
1st ed.  Madras: Nithyananda Jothi Nilayam, 1990.

Jeddy, Bilal Ahmed. Tipu Sultan : the making of the man and the martyr /
B.A. Jeddy. Karachi, Pakistan : Syed and Syed, c1995.

Kareem, C. K. Kerala under Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan / C. K. Kareem.
Ernakulam : Kerala History Association : distributors, Paico Pub. House,

Krasheninnikov, V. L. (Viacheslav Leonidovich) Lev Maisura. [Tipu
Sultan]. (Ist. povest'). [Predisl. kand. ist. nauk L. B. Alaeva].
Moskva, Nauka, 1971.

Michaud, J. Fr. (Joseph Fr.), 1767-1839. Michaud's history of Mysore,
under Hyder Ali & Tippoo Sultan / translated from the French by V.K.
Raman Menon ; with a foreword by the Raja of Panagal.  New Delhi : Asian
Educational Services, 1985-

Munro, Innes. A narrative of the military operations of the Coromandel
Coast, against the combined forces of the French, Dutch and Hyder Ally
Cawn, from the year 1780 to the peace in 1784 ...  London, T. Bensley,

Muthanna, I. M. Tipu Sultan x'rayed / I.M. Muthanna.  1st ed.  [Mysore?
: s.n.], 1980 (Mysore : Usha Press).

Palsokar, R. D., Tipu Sultan, by R. D. Palsokar. Foreword by S. S.
Maitra.  Poona, 1969.

Secret correspondence of Tipu Sultan / Kabir Kausar.  1st ed.  New Delhi
: Light and Life Publishers, 1980.

Sharma, H. D. (Hari Dev), The real Tipu : a brief history of Tipu Sultan
/ H.D. Sharma.  Varanasi : Rishi Publications, 1991.

Shushtari, Zayn al-'Abidin, fl. 1790. Fath-ul-mujahideen, a treatise on
the rules and regulations of Tipu Sultan's army and his principles of
strategy, compliled by Mir Zainul Abedeen Shushtari; edited by Mahmud
Husain, with a foreword by Liaquat Ali Khan. Karachi, Urdu Academy Sind,

Tigers round the throne : the court of Tipu Sultan (1750-1799).  London
: Zamana, 1990.

Tippu, Sultan, 1749?-1799. The dreams of Tipu Sultan / Translated from
the original Persian with an introduction and notes by Mahmud Husain.
[Karachi : Times Press, 19--]. Series title:  Pakistan Historical
Society. Publications no. 7.

Tipu Sultan, a great martyr / editor, B. Sheik Ali.  Bangalore :
Prasaranga, Bangalore University, c1993.

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