The Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire

by John F. Richards, Christopher Alan Bayly, Gordon Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521251192

ISBN-13: 9780521251198

Pub. Date: 02/29/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Mughal empire was one of the largest centralized states in the premodern world. This volume stresses the dynamic quality of Mughal territorial expansion, their institutional innovations in land revenue, coinage and military organization, ideological change and the relationship between the emperors and Islam.

Overview

The Mughal empire was one of the largest centralized states in the premodern world. This volume stresses the dynamic quality of Mughal territorial expansion, their institutional innovations in land revenue, coinage and military organization, ideological change and the relationship between the emperors and Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521251198
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2008
Series:
New Cambridge History of India Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Conquest and stability; 2. The new Empire; 3. Autocratic centralism; 4. Land revenue and rural society; 5. Jahangir 1605–1627; 6. Shah Jahan 1628–1658; 7. The war of succession; 8. Imperial expansion under Aurangzeb 1658–1689; 9. The economy, societal change and international trade; 10. Maratha insurgency and Mughal conquest in the Deccan; 11. The Deccan war; 12. Decline and collapse, 1707–1720; Conclusion; Bibliographic essay.

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