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Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World|Ruby Lal
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Ruby Lal explores domestic life and the place of women in the Mughal court of the sixteenth century. Challenging traditional, orientalist interpretations of the haram that have portrayed a domestic world of seclusion and sexual exploitation, she reveals a complex society where noble men and women negotiated their everyday life and public-political affairs. Combining Ottoman and Safavid histories, she demonstrates the richness as well as ambiguity of the Mughal haram, which was pivotal in the transition to institutionalization and imperial excellence.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780521615341
  • ISBN-10: 0521615348
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: October 2005
  • Dimensions: 8.96 x 6.12 x 0.65 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds
  • Page Count: 260

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