The book consists of research about the Marathas and Maharashtra with proper reference found in offices of Peshwas etc. The conditions prevailing in medieval Maharashtra with various cultures and traditions are described.
The position of Maharashtra in various periods i.e. pre-Shivaji, Shivaji's period, and post Shivaji's period is found here briefly stated.
Various literature found from Portugal also seem to be the part of research related to Marathas and Maharashtra.