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The History of Akbar, Volume 3 (Hardcover): Abu L-Fazl

The History of Akbar, Volume 3 (Hardcover)

Abu L-Fazl; Edited by Wheeler M. Thackston

Series: Murty Classical Library of India - HUP

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Akbarnama, or The History of Akbar, by Abu'l-Fazl (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 across the Persianate world. The work is at once a biography of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605) that includes descriptions of his political and martial feats and cultural achievements, and a chronicle of sixteenth-century India. The third volume details the first eight years of Akbar's reign, when he consolidated his power, quelled the rebellion of his guardian Bayram Khan, conquered Malwa, and married a Rajput princess. The Persian text, presented in the Naskh script, is based on a careful reassessment of the primary sources.

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Imprint: Harvard University Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Murty Classical Library of India - HUP
Release date: 2017
Authors: Abu L-Fazl
Editors: Wheeler M. Thackston
Dimensions: 210 x 143 x 39mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 704
ISBN-13: 978-0-674-65982-7
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > General
LSN: 0-674-65982-1
Barcode: 9780674659827

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