Writing self, writing empire: Chandar Bhan Brahman and the cultural world of the Indo-Perisan state secretary

Kinra, Rajeev

₹ 1250.00

This book examines the life, career, and writings of the celebrated Mughal state secretary, Munshi Chandar Bhan Brahman (d. ca. 1670), whose life spanned the reigns of four emperors: Akbar (1556-1605), Jahangir (1605-1627), Shah Jahan (1628-1658), and Aurangzeb `Alamgir (1658-1707), the last of the Great Mughals whose courts dominated the culture and politics of the subcontinent at the height of the empire's power, territorial reach, and global influence.

ISBN 13: 9789384092696

ISBN 10: 938409269X

Year: 2016

Pages etc.: xx+369p., bib., ind., 24cm.

Binding: Hardbound

Subject(s): History

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