Private Life Of The Mughals Of India

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Written by R. Nath

9788129104656 | PB | pp. 228 | 2018 | Rupa Publications India

The opulent, sometimes scandalous, private lives of the Mughals of India is brought to life in this book.

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The opulent, sometimes scandalous, private lives of the Mughals of India is brought to life in this book. The text cover svarious aspects of their lifestyles, such as their food and drinks; clothes and ornaments; perfumes and incense; addictions and intoxicants, amusements and pastimes; rituals of circumcision; marriage and harem life. This well-written book with colour illustrations and photographs will be a delight to the lay reader aswell as the serious scholar. Titled as it is, the book deals with the little known, but much scandalised, private life of the Mughals who ruled from 1526, practically to 1803 when the British captured Delhi and Agra, their nerve-centres, from them. This included theperiod ofthe reign of three great Mughals, viz. Akbar (1556-1605), Jehangir(1605-27) and Shah Jahan (1628-58), of little more than acentury.They possessed not only fabulous wealth, but also thevision tofound a culture-State, in the real sense of the term.Planting itin the soil as naturally as a banyan tree, they institutionalized their life, as much as their government. The former, almost completely shrouded in mystery, offers one of themost interesting aspects of medieval Indian history and culture.

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Author:

Written by R. Nath

ISBN:

9788129104656

Publisher:

Rupa Publications

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

228

Year of Publication:

2018

Edition:

Tenth

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Professor R. Nath has worked at more than fifty ancient and medieval sites of India and with his extensive knowledge of Sanskrit and Persian, has authored several books, research papers and articles. He currently lives and works in Agra.

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