Introduction: Chingiz Khan and the Rise of the Mongol Land Empire; Textual Sources; Il Khans, Muzaffarids and Timurids; The Sultans of Delhi; The Mughals; The Safavids, Afsharids, Zands and Qajars.
This book explores the world of the Mughal Emperors, who ruled over some of the finest expressions of Islamic civilization
Francis Robinson CBE specialises in the history of South Asia and Islam. Since 1990, he has been Professor of History of South Asia at the University of London. He has twice been President of the Royal Asiatic Society: from 1997 to 2000, and from 2003 to 2006. Robinson has also been a Visiting Professor at Oxford University and the University of Washington.
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