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AKBAR AND THE RISE OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE

by G B MALLESON

  • Category History
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 195
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 224 pages
  3. Date: 2005

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Malleson’s Akbar & The Rise of The Mughal Empire is a colourful biography of a forward-thinking and multi-faceted leader, skillfully sketched from the accounts of historians of Akbar’s era. It paints a fascinating picture of the ruler’s life and the tumultuous times he lived in. It also provides an insight into the powerful ideals by which he governed, and with which he shaped one of the greatest empires in Indian history

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

G.B. Malleson was educated in Winchester. He obtained a cadetship in the Bengal infantry in 1852 and served through the second Burmese War. His subsequent appointments were in the civil lines, the last being that of a gaurdian to the young maharaja of Mysore. He retired with the rank of colonel in 1877, having been created C.S.I. in 1872