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The Last Mughal : The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857


The last of the Great Mughals was Bahadur Shah Zafar II. This book charts the desecration and demise of this man, his dynasty, his city and civilizations mercilessly ravished by fractured forces and vengeful British troops. It provides an understanding of a pivotal moment in Indian and Imperial history.

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The Last Mughal The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi Online

On a dark evening in November 1862, a cheap coffin is buried in eerie silence. There are no lamentations or panegyrics, for the British Commissioner in charge has insisted, ‘No vesting will remain to distinguish where the last of the Great Mughals rests.’ This Mughal is Bahadur Shah Zafar II, one of the most tolerant and likeable of his remarkable dynasty who found himself leader of a violent and doomed uprising. The Siege of Delhi was the Raj’s Stalingrad, the end of both Mughal power and a remarkable culture. The Last Mughal The Fall of A Dynasty is available in best price.


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William Dalrymple


Penguin Random House India