History and Politics in Parthasarathy's Play Aurangzeb
- Preface. Michell, George // Marg: A Magazine of the Arts;1986, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p2
A preface for the March 1986 issue of "MÃ¡rg: A Magazine of the Arts" is presented.
- Strangers' Gaze: Mughal Harem and European Travellers of the Seventeenth Century. Anjum, Faraz // Pakistan Vision;Jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p70
The article discusses the representation of Indian women by European travellers during the Mughal Empire in the 17th century. It highlights the meaning of Mughal harem which has been generally depicted by foreigners as a place of exotic curiosity. It emphasizes the deficiencies of European...
- Mughal Bhakti, A Response. Hawley, John Stratton // Journal of Hindu Studies;May2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p73
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various essays within the issue on topics including the literature of Mughal-bhakti India, the two-way dialogical literature of the early modern period and the history of Hindi literature.
- Weighty Matter. DORFMAN, JOHN // Art & Antiques;May2010, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses the activities and concerns of the warrior class of medieval India, with information on, and a depiction of, a wrestler's weight called a "nal," made of black basalt stone and used in the Decca region of southern India in the 17th century.
- Storming the last Hindu Fortress. Leong, Jeffrey Say Seck // Military History;Feb99, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p58
Presents information on how the army of Mogul Emperor Akbar captured the Sesodias of Mewar in through the fortress of Chitor, the last Hindu fortress in 1567. Meaning of the fire in Chitor Garh the fort of Chitor; Siege of the fort on February 23, 1568; Biography of Akbar.
- The Mughal Empire. Patel, Mohammad // Muslims in India: The Growth & Influence of Islam in the Nations;2007, p40
The chapter features the state of Islam during the Mughal Empire in India. The faith reached its apex of power, and achieved its greatest artistic and cultural expression in India, during the era of the Mughal Empire. Indeed, while India is dominated by Hindu culture, the country's most...
- BOMBAY: CITY OF GOLD. Tindall, Gillian // History Today;May82, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p15
Recounts historical events pertaining to the occupation of Bombay, India, by Great Britain in 1660. Way in which the island became a British colony; Background on the East Indian Co.; Information on Gerald Aungier, founding father of Bombay.
- India's Perfect City. Kant, Amitabh // National Geographic Traveler;Oct2009, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p99
The article discusses the monument Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, India as a tourist destination. It notes that Fatehpur was created in 1569 where Akbar, the third and greatest of the Mughal emperors, commemorated the birth of his much awaited heir. It adds that Akbar created a perfect city in honor of...
- THE TAKING OF NORTHERN INDIA. Toler, Pamela D. // Calliope;Feb2011, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p10
The article elaborates how Babur, the first Mughal emperor of India, conducted armed raids on northern India from 1519 to 1524 and finally became the ruler of India in 1529 after fighting the Battle of Panipat in Panipat, India, and defeating other kings including Mahmud Lodi, Nasrat Shah and...