This is the best book I have ever read on Mughul India.
Abraham Eraly is a first-rate historian; he sets out his view of the historian's task in the erudite but readable "Preface" to the book.
His son Akbar assumed the throne and with him, his son, Jahangir, and grandson, Shah Jahan were the great days of the Mughals.
This book took me over ! I was transported to the past. I wish the author had given more personal details about the characters of the sage. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Fuad Malik
Extracting history out of this book is like watching news on Fox New Network. It may sound interesting to you if you happen to share that viewpoint, but distortions are plenty to... Read morePublished 12 months ago by S. Kumar
I liked Abragam Eraly's style and the deep sweep of Mughal history he covered. The book is a must for Indian Islamic history afficianados,Published 15 months ago by Navin Kumar
This is the best book I have ever read on Mughul India. There are many dry and boring histories available on any period in history but this book brings history to life. Read morePublished on March 2, 2010 by Mr. C. A. Lachman
This is a standard book of history with it's regrettable almost sole focus on the soap operas of the leaders. Read morePublished on May 3, 2009 by Roshan