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The history of Akbar. Volume 1

Author: Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak; W M Thackston
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Murty classical library of India, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Akbarnama, or The History of Akbar, by Abu'l-Fasl (d. 1602) is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. Marking a high point in a long, rich tradition of Persian historical writing, it served as a model for historians throughout the Persianate world. The work is at once a biography of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605) that includes descriptions of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan; Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak; W M Thackston
ISBN: 9780674427754 0674427750
OCLC Number: 913097580
Language Note: Parallel Persian and English text.
Notes: Translated from the Persian.
Description: xxix, 614 pages : maps (black and white) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Murty classical library of India, 1.
Other Titles: Akbārnāmah.
Responsibility: Abu'l-Fazl ; edited and translated by Wheeler M. Thackston.

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