There is a specific importance for the medieval period in the world's history because in the same period various nations and states were introduced including India. Mughals and British started expanding their empire in India breaking the local, social and cultural traditions. This was also the period where Shivaji Maharaj started his freedom struggle with fighting for preserving culture, traditions, religion and freedom of Maharashtra.
Thus this started the Maratha war and rule in Maharashtra. Marathas were so great that many people from all countries knew their power and also studied on historic aspects of Marathas.
Author has listed out such historians and their work who have made their contributions on the Maratha history.