DAVIES, C. Collin

DAVIES, Cuthbert Collin. Narbeth, Pembrokeshire 16.4.1896 — 5.11.1974. British (Welsh) Historian of South Asia. Son of David Collins Davies. Studied at University of Wales in Aberystwyth (B.A.). Ph.D. 1926 Cambridge (Peterhouse). Served as officer in Indian North-West Frontier in WW I and in the third Afghan war. In 1926-36 Lecturer in Indian History at S.O.A.S., then 1936-63 Reader of Indian History at Oxford.

Publications: The Problem of the North-West Frontier, 1830–1908. 12+220 p. Cambridge 1932.

Warren Hastings and Oudh. 15+271 p. L. 1939.

Edited: Benares diary of Warren Hastings. 40 p. Camden Miscellany 18. L. 1948; The private correspondence of Lord Macartney, governor of Madras (1781-85). 24+236 p. L. 1950.

An Historical Atlas of the Indian Peninsula. 94 p. Oxford 1949, 2nd ed. 1959, reprints.

Sources: *D. Williams & E.D. Potts (eds.), Essays in Indian History in honour of C.C.D. 1973; http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/rd/1d28f7ff-e9fa-47b3-97a4-17d6189a9825; Admissions to Peterhouse p. 83 (in googlebooks).


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