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The Resource Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan, Ruby Lal

Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan, Ruby Lal

Label
Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan
Title
Empress
Title remainder
the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan
Statement of responsibility
Ruby Lal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In 1611, thirty-four-year-old Nur Jahan, daughter of a Persian noble and widow of a subversive official, became the twentieth and most cherished wife of the Emperor Jahangir. While other wives were secluded behind walls, Nur ruled the vast Mughal Empire alongside her husband, and governed in his stead as his health failed and his attentions wandered from matters of state"--Amazon.com
  • In 1611, thirty-four-year-old Nur Jahan, daughter of a Persian noble and widow of a subversive official, became the twentieth and most cherished wife of the Emperor Jahangir. While other wives were secluded behind walls, Nur ruled the vast Mughal Empire alongside her husband, and governed in his stead as his health failed and his attentions wandered from matters of state. Lal uncovers the rich life of Nur Jahan, giving new insight into the lives of women and girls in the Mughal Empire. -- adapted from jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lal, Ruby
Dewey number
  • 954.02/57092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS461.9.N8
LC item number
L35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nūr Jahān
  • Nūr Jahān
  • Empresses
  • Empresses
  • India
Label
Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan, Ruby Lal
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dramatis personae -- Queen of queens, an introduction -- Miracle girl -- Al-hind -- The cupolas of chastity and the perfect man -- The wak-wak tree -- The mirror of happiness -- Grave matters -- A key for closed doors -- Ascent -- Wonder of the age -- Veils of light -- The light-scattering garden -- Fitna -- The rescue -- Angel of death -- Beyond 1627, an epilogue
Control code
on1005112551
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239348
Lccn
2018003419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393239348
  • (OCoLC)1005112551
Label
Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan, Ruby Lal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dramatis personae -- Queen of queens, an introduction -- Miracle girl -- Al-hind -- The cupolas of chastity and the perfect man -- The wak-wak tree -- The mirror of happiness -- Grave matters -- A key for closed doors -- Ascent -- Wonder of the age -- Veils of light -- The light-scattering garden -- Fitna -- The rescue -- Angel of death -- Beyond 1627, an epilogue
Control code
on1005112551
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239348
Lccn
2018003419
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393239348
  • (OCoLC)1005112551

Library Locations

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