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Mughal India

M. Athar Ali

Mughal India

studies in polity, ideas, society, and culture

by M. Athar Ali

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mogul Empire -- Civilization,
  • Mogul Empire -- History,
  • India -- History -- 1000-1765

  • Edition Notes

    StatementM. Athar Ali.
    SeriesOxford India paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS461 .A87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 409 p., [2] folded leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages409
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23028060M
    ISBN 100195696611
    ISBN 109780195696615
    LC Control Number2009378255


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Mughal dynasty, Muslim dynasty of Turkic-Mongol origin that ruled most of northern India from the early 16th to the midth century.

The administrative organization of the Mughal Empire allowed it to prosper for more than two centuries before being overrun by the Marathas.

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