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Nur Jahan, empress of Mughal India

Author: Ellison Banks Findly
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nur Jahan was one of the most powerful and influential women in Indian history, and Ellison Findly's biography is an intriguing, elegantly written account of her life and times. It not only revises the legends that portray Nur Jahan as a power-hungry and malicious woman, but also investigates the paths to power available to women in Islam and Hinduism, providing a fascinating picture of life inside the mahal (harem).
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Findly, Ellison Banks.
Nur Jahan, empress of Mughal India.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92008697
Named Person: Nūr Jahān, Empress consort of Jahangir Emperor of Hindustan; Nūr Jahān, Empress consort of Jahangir Emperor of Hindustan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ellison Banks Findly
ISBN: 142373663X 9781423736639 0195360605 9780195360608 9780195074888 0195074882 1280442360 9781280442360
OCLC Number: 191946585
Description: 1 online resource (407 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Ellison Banks Findly.
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Nur Jahan was one of the most powerful and influential women in Indian history, and Ellison Findly's biography is an intriguing, elegantly written account of her life and times. It not only revises the legends that portray Nur Jahan as a power-hungry and malicious woman, but also investigates the paths to power available to women in Islam and Hinduism, providing a fascinating picture of life inside the mahal (harem).

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