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The last Mughal : the fall of a dynasty : Delhi, 1857

Author: William Dalrymple
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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A portrait of Mughal emperor, poet, and mystic Bahadur Shah Zafar II relates the 1857 armed uprising against British rule, the fall of the Mughal capital of Delhi and its subsequent destruction, and Zafar's final days as an exile in Burma.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2006048730
(OCoLC)71427415
Named Person: Muhammad Bahadur Shah, King of Delhi; Muhammad Bahadur Shah, King of Delhi
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Dalrymple
ISBN: 9780307267399 0307267393 9781408806883 1408806886
OCLC Number: 607380085
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 534 pages, [24] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A chessboard king --
Believers and infidels --
An uneasy equilibrium --
The near approach of the storm --
The sword of the lord of fury --
This day of ruin and riot --
A precarious position --
Blood for blood --
The turn of the tide --
To shoot every soul --
The city of the dead --
The last of the great mughals.
Responsibility: William Dalrymple.

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A portrait of Mughal emperor, poet, and mystic Bahadur Shah Zafar II relates the 1857 armed uprising against British rule, the fall of the Mughal capital of Delhi and its subsequent destruction, and Zafar's final days as an exile in Burma.

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