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The Mughal throne : the saga of India's great emperors

Author: Abraham Eraly
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
The Mughal rule marked to the last Golden age of India, epitomized by the peerless grandeur and beauty of the Taj Mahal. Complex and talented, the Mughals built a great empire, raising the elite urban culture of India to its pinnacle. Yet the end of the Mughal rule would be as chaotic and ruinous as its dramatic rise. This book is an excellent introduction to this. And the sometimes forgotten moment of multicultural
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Eraly
ISBN: 0753817586 9780753817582
OCLC Number: 57519526
Description: xvi, 555 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 The Mughal Advent 3 --
Chapter 2 The Struggle for Survival 39 --
Chapter 3 The Afghan Interlude 71 --
Chapter 4 The Mughal Restoration 101 --
Chapter 5 The Empire Takes Hold 137 --
Chapter 6 An Experiment in Synthesis 181 --
Chapter 7 The Middle Empire 231 --
Chapter 8 The Paradise on Earth 297 --
Chapter 9 Over the Top 373 --
Chapter 10 The Maratha Nemesis 431 --
Incidental Data 523.
Responsibility: Abraham Eraly.


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This is a majesterial history covering six reigns of that larger-than-life empire... this paperback edition improves on the hardback with some full colour illustrations. SUNDAY TELEGRAPH Fans of Read more...

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