The Mughal Empire

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Cambridge University Press, 1995 - History - 320 pages
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The Mughal empire was one of the largest centralized states in the premodern world and this volume traces the history of this magnificent empire from its creation in 1526 to its breakup in 1720. Richards stresses the dynamic quality of Mughal territorial expansion, their institutional innovations in land revenue, coinage and military organization, ideological change and the relationship between the emperors and Islam. He also analyzes institutions particular to the Mughal empire, such as the jagir system, and explores Mughal India's links with the early modern world.
  

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Excellent book especially covering the complex zabt system and hallmarks of the Mughal agrarian economy. Read full review

Contents

Conquest and stability
6
The new empire
29
Autocratic centralism
58
Land revenue and rural society
79
Jahangir 16051627
94
Shah Jahan 16281658
119
The War of Succession
151
Imperial expansion under Aurangzeb 16581689
165
Maratha insurgency and Mughal conquest in the Deccan
205
The Deccan Wars
225
Imperial decline and collapse 17071720
253
Conclusion
282
Glossary
298
Bibliographic essay
304
Index
311
Copyright

The economy societal change and international trade
185

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