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Emperors of the peacock throne : the saga of the great Mughals

  title={Emperors of the peacock throne : the saga of the great Mughals},
  author={Abraham Eraly},
  • Abraham Eraly
  • Published 2000
  • History
  • In December 1525, Zahir-ud-din Babur crossed the Indus river into the Punjab with a modest army. At Panipat, five months later, he fought the most important battle of his life and routed the mammoth army of Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, the Afghan ruler of Hindustan. Mughal rule in India had begun. It was to continue for over three centuries, shaping India for all time. In this definitive biography of the great Mughals, Abraham Eraly reclaims the right to set down history as a chronicle of flesh-and… CONTINUE READING
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