Indian historical writings have mostly ignored "the other part" of the ruling class comprising of Nobles or Officers. Therefore, this study breaks new ground in focusing on the role played by the Nobility in Rajputana. During a century, which recorded "a cultural failure: resulting in a degenerating society. In the administrative structure of those times which had blocked the progress of the society, the nobles had played "a decisive role".
According to the author, a reputed historian of Rajputana, the study has been undertaken "to clear the mist that enveloped its (Nobility) organisation, traditions, rights, duties, policies and various strains and stresses to which it was subjected or the ripples to which it was a party".