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India: A Modern History

By: Percival Spear

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, The University of Michigan Press: 1972

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 003801

ISBN: 0472071408

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 538. View more info

India, Pakistan, and the West (Fourth Edition)

By: Percival Spear

Price: $4.00

Publisher: London, UK, Oxford University Press: 1967

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 009246

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 178. View more info

Twilight of the Mughuls: Studies in Mughul Delhi

By: Percival Spear

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015079

ISBN: 81-215-0517-6

Condition: New


The events of the period between 1761 after the battle of Panipat and the anti-British uprising 1857 that led to the establishment of British sovereignty in India, were marked by power politics and intrigues. This period of the 'Twilight of the Moghuls' saw the corrosion of power of the descendants of the house of Timur, ultimately confirming their nominal authority to the areas in and around Delhi. Set against this background, Percival Spear has admirably described in all its grim detail the story of the Late Mughul Delhi which was intimately bound up with this drama. Starting his studies, wi... View more info

A History of India: Volume Two

By: Percival Spear

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2001

Edition: Fourteenth Impression

Seller ID: 025060

ISBN: 0140138366

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 298. View more info

A History of Delhi Under the Later Mughuls

By: Percival Spear

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Low Price Publications/D.K. Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 107367

ISBN: 8175363053

Condition: New


Two hundred years ago, Delhi has been a great and imperial city for a century, with anything between one and two million inhabitants. It was the largest and most renowned city, not only of India, but of all the East from Constantinople to Canton. The purpose of this study is to trace the history of Delhi from the time that it ceased to be the capital of Mughul India until it became a completely British city after the Mutiny in 1858.The stoy of Delhi during these years is not one of weaklings or mountebanks, creeping amidst deceit and subterfuge, but of strong men lusting for power. It is a sto... View more info