Tiger: The Life of Tipu Sultan

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Author: Kate Brittlebank

9788193237298 | HB | pp.192 | 2016 | Juggernaut

Tipu Sultan was the most feared Indian of his time. But to his subjects he was a strong and just king and to his family, a loving son and father. From his daring military exploits to his practice of recording his dreams, this book brings the controversial Tipu Sultan vividly to life.

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For 200 years, Tipu Sultan of Mysore has been a controversial historical figure. Was he a cruel and bigoted tyrant or a wise and just ruler? A reckless adventurer or a proud nationalist determined to throw the British out of India? This short account of his life cuts through the myths to make this enigmatic king and his times come vividly alive, as it takes us from his tumultuous youth, his ambitions military and diplomatic exploits, and his dramatic swings of fortune, to his death in his final battle against the British.

He was the most feared Indian of his time. But to his subjects he was a strong and just king and to his family, a loving son and father. From his daring military exploits to his practice of recording his dreams, this book brings the controversial Tipu Sultan vividly to life.

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Author:

Kate Brittlebank

ISBN:

9788193237298

Binding:

Hardback

Pages

192

Year of Publication:

2016

Publisher:

Juggernaut

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Historian Kate Brittlebank is a leading authority on Tipu Sultan. She is the author of TIPU SULTAN’S SEARCH FOR LEGITIMACY: ISLAM AND KINGSHIP IN A HINDU DOMAIN, and several scholarly articles on the Mysore ruler. She has held teaching and research positions in a number of Australian universities.

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