Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan

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Full title: Empress : the astonishing reign of Nur Jahan / Ruby Lal.
Main author: Lal, Ruby, (author.)
Format: Book           
Edition: First edition.


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.
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]
Classmark: JA954.025 /528138
Subjects:
N�ur Jah�an, Empress, consort of Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, -1645.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-290) and index.
ISBN: 9780393239348
0393239349