Shah-Jahan: The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Emperor
Penguin Random House India Private Limited, 13/04/2018 - 472 من الصفحات
Shah-Jahan-'King of the World'-ruled the Mughal Empire from 1628 to 1658, a period of multiculturalism, poetry, fine art and stupendous architecture. His legacy in stone embraces not only the Taj Mahal-the tomb of his beloved second wife, Arjumand Mumtaz-Mahal-but fortresses, mosques, gardens, caravanserais and schools. Shah-Jahan was also a ruthless political operator who achieved power by ordering the murder of two brothers and at least six other relatives, an enlightened despot, a king who dispensed largesse to favoured courtiers but ignored plague in the countryside.
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I like this book a lot. This is a bit racy in the manner in which it has been written, but that does not detract from the drama of the story of the Emperor. I disagree with his assessment of Shah ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله