Author: B Sheik Ali
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123715862
Tipu Sultan, the enlightened ruler who strove hard to make Mysore a prosperous State, was perhaps the most formidable enemy the east India Company had to contend with in its struggle against the Indian princely powers.
It took the British two Mysore wars and many years finally to defeat Tipu. The English never felt secure as long as he was alive.
Rise to Prominence and War with the English
War with the Marathas and the Nizam
Relations with Foreign and Indian Powers
The Third Mysore War
Brewing of the Storm
The Last Phase