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Wonders of Mughal India
Author : Dr.Kamal Shankar Srivastava
ISBN : 978-81-7320-174-5
Edition : 2017
Language : Engilsh
Size & Pages : 23 cm, 700, Maps
Publisher : Agam Kala Prakashan
Format : Hardbound
Price : Rs. 1950


The Book

the present work entitled "the Wonders of Mughal India" an attempt has been made to light the Mughal India -  Historical and factual tracing of description, regarding founder and rulers of Mughal period of India. It is a fact of immense significance that whereas in the Tracing medieval India's Mughal period History, since the conquest of Babur played the role of a powerful effective but mostly external factor in the East the expansion of Mughal rule went for more than two and half centuries became so intimate that as a result, we find, an Indo-Islamic pattern of society and culture. We have an entire literature which deals with the "birth of Mughal India" in the later medieval period. It is observed as a wonder that the Islamic invaders minority in number defeated the majority of the people, established and ruled over India for more than approximately two hundred and fifty years.

The present volume is the first of a projected series since Babur to Aurangzeb, later Mughal rulers and causes for disintegration and downfall of Mughal empire.

Indeed, this volume is dealt beginning from Babur as founder of Mughal empire and his achievements and contribution to make established Mughal dynasty. The Mughal India Since 1526 AD, is the coming of mughals from Babur to Aurangzeb and the rulers of Later Mughals are dealt in wonders of Mughal India.

The rulers of Mughal period acted, establish and introduced the various factors and practices, which are described critically and evaluated their achievements.

The present volume is an elaborate, innovative and in lucid manner, certainly it fascinates the general readers, students and history-lovers.



The Author

Dr. Kamal Shankar Srivastava, IAS (Retd.) born in Varanasi (UP), Indian eminent Scholar, Indologist, Museologist, Journalist, Art-historian and Academician turned Administrator, obtained Post-Graduate degrees (M.A.s) in 17 (seventeen) different disciplines (i) Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology (ii) History (iii) Museology (iv) English Literature (v) Mass- communication (vi) Public Administration (vii) Sociology (viii) Hindi Literature (ix) Sanskrit Literature (x) Philosophy & Religion (xi) Political Science (xii) Social work, (xiii) Economics, (xiv) defence studies, and (xv) Linguistics, apart from Master of Business Administration (MBA-HRM) and Master of Law LL.M). Awarded B.H.U. Gold- Medal in 1981, in 1985, awarded Ph.D. degree in AIHC and Archaeology, Musicology from BHU Varanasi also awarded post-graduate diplomas in 11 (eleven) different disciplines i.e. Business Administration, Tourism Administration, Human Rights Law, Corporate Law and Management, Environmental Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Intellectual property rights Law, Labour law, Sustainable Rural Development, Tribal Development Management and Cyber law in 2003, awarded Doctor of Literature (D. Litt.) degree in History.

Author of 100 (one hundred) books published concerning different fields of Indian History, Art, Religion and culture, Iconography, Museology, Tourism, Journalism, Painting, Indology, Literature, Heritage and Law etc. Life- fellow of numismatics society of India, Museums Association of India, Bihar Puravid Parishad, Patna, Institute of Constitutions and Parliamentary Studies, New Delhi, Indian Social Science Academy and Executive Member of Museum Association of India (New Delhi). Presented several papers and 128 (one hundred twenty eight) articles in the fields of Art, Indology, Museology, Law and Education. Attended two weeks training programme on SAARC Countries in Bangla Desh, Dhaka in 2012.

At present, he is a engaged in authorship of various Indological publications i.e. in field of history, Indian Art and Indian studies after retirement from July 2016 as an IAS Officer (Jharkhand Cadre).


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