Aurangzeb: The Life and Legacy of India's Most Controversial King (Paperback)

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This brief, accessible biography sheds new light on one of India's most controversial and misunderstood figures, arguing that the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb was not a Hindu-hating fanatic but rather a premodern Indian king driven by a thirst for power, piety, and justice.

About the Author


Audrey Truschke is Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University. She is the author of Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court (2016).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781503602571
ISBN-10: 1503602575
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: May 16th, 2017
Pages: 152
Language: English