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White Mughals by William Dalrymple
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Apr 27, 2004 | ISBN 9780142004128

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“Brilliant, poignant,and compassionate, White Mughals is not only a compelling love story, but it is also an important reminder, at this perilous moment of history, that Europeans once found Muslim society both congenial and attractive, and that it has always been possible to build bridges between Islam and the West.” —Karen Armstrong“Imaginitively conceived, beautifully written, intellectually challenging and a passionate love story—this is Dalrymple’s lifetime achievement and the best book he has ever written. He has done for India and the British what Edward Said did for the meeting between the West and Arab world in ‘Orientalism’. Despite its setting in the 18th century, this is a hugely important contemporary book. Dalrymple has broken new ground in the current debate about racism, colonialism and globalization. The history of the British in India will never be the same after this book.” —Ahmed Rashid“A gorgeous, spellbinding and important book… A tapestry of magnificent set pieces and a moving romance. William Dalrymple’s story of a colonial love affair will change our views about British India.” —Miranda Seymour, Sunday Times

Table Of Contents

White MughalsList of Illustrations
Map: India in 1795
Map: Hyderabad
Family Trees
Dramatis Personae
Acknowledgements
Introduction

White Mughals

Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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