contemporary Dutch chronicle of Mughal India.

by Brij Narain

Publisher: S. Gupta in Calcutta

Written in English
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  • Mogul Empire.,
  • India -- History -- 1526-1765.

Edition Notes

Other titlesA Dutch chronicle of Mughal India
SeriesEuropean travellers in India
ContributionsSharma, Sri Ram jt. ed. and tr.
LC ClassificationsDS461 N3
The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14259119M

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  In the 17th century, the Dutch were among the biggest traders who sailed the seas weaving their way across the ports of India. Frequent travel brought with it constant cultural exchanges - while the Europeans brought the idea of perspective or depth in paintings from the masters back home, they took back exotic pieces of art and miniatures. Mughal India was the world leader in manufacturing, producing about 25% of the world's industrial output up until the 18th century. By , the GDP of Mughal India had risen to % of the world economy, the largest in the world, larger than both Qing China and Western Europe. South Asian arts - South Asian arts - Assamese: The earliest text in a language that is incontestably Assamese is the Prahlāda-caritra of Hema Sarasvati (or Saraswati; 13th century); in a heavily Sanskritized style it tells the story, from the Viṣṇu-Purāṇa, of how the mythical king Prahlāda’s faith and devotion to Vishnu saved him from destruction and restored the moral order.

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– Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pelsaert, Francisco, Dutch chronicle of Mughal India. Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications,   Chronicles present a continuous chronological record of Mughal monarchs wanted themselves to be seen as the legitimate rulers of a large and heterogeneous populace,convey the message that all resistance to Mughal rule was destined to fail,and,ensure there was an account of their rule for the generations to come,and a good way to do.

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Narain and S. Sharma (Lahore, repr. John F. Richards, “ Early Modern India and World History,” Journal of World History 8, no. 2 (): – About the Book: A well-known traveller's account of Mughal India, Manucci the Venetian's work, which has been typically out of print for a long time ever since its appearance inis now offered in its full and unexpurgated form.

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By: PTI modern British and American sporting guns, shotguns, revolvers and automatic pistols. Mughal painting is a particular style of South Asian, particularly North Indian (more specifically, modern day India and Pakistan), painting confined to miniatures either as book illustrations or as single works to be kept in albums ().It emerged from Persian miniature painting (itself partly of Chinese origin) and developed in the court of the Mughal Empire of the 16th to 18th centuries.

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Humayun, the second Mughal Emperor lost the kingdom that his Kabul born father Babur had established in India in the year. During the tenth year of his rule, inHumayun, who had a tendency to be complacent and lazy, lost his empire to Sher Khan Sur, an upstart from Bihar.

Mughal architecture, building style that flourished in northern and central India from the midth to the late 17th century under the patronage of the Mughal emperors.

Persian, Indian, and various provincial styles were fused to produce works of unusual quality and refinement such as the Taj Mahal, in Agra.

One of the most prolific names in art history, Rembrandt made 25 drawings based on Mughal miniatures from India during toat the height of his career. Modern-day Mughals. They don't live in large palaces and have to pay to enter monuments built by their ancestors.

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