By Audrey Truschke
Aurangzeb was once arguably the main robust and wealthiest ruler of his day. His approximately 50-year reign (1658–1707) had a profound impression at the political panorama of early smooth India, and his legacy—real and imagined—continues to loom huge in India and Pakistan this day. Truschke evaluates Aurangzeb no longer via sleek criteria yet in accordance with the traditions and values of his personal time, portray an image of Aurangzeb as a fancy determine whose courting to Islam was once dynamic, strategic, and occasionally contradictory. This ebook invitations scholars of South Asian background and faith into the realm of the Mughal Empire, framing the modern debate on Aurangzeb's effect and legacy in obtainable and fascinating terms.
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