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The Autobiography of the Eighteenth Century Mughal Poet: Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir Paperback – Jul 15 2002

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  • Paperback: 228 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (July 15 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 019566258X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195662580
  • Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 1.5 x 13.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 299 g
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`autobiography is a poorly developed genre in Islamic literature ... Mir's autobiography, therefore, has a special interest as a rare example from the eighteenth century.' Zikr-i Mir, The Islamic World, March 31, 2000.

`We are deeply grateful to C.M. Naim for enabling us to savour something of the human world of Muslim northern India, before all became enveloped by the British and their utilitarian purposes.' Zikr-i Mir, The Islamic World, March 31, 2000.

`enables us to savour what it was to be human in the cultivated Muslim world of eighteenth-century nothern India.' Zikr-i Mir, The Islamic World, March 31, 2000. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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1 halftone, 1 map --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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On March 3, 1707, at the ripe old age of ninety, Muhyiuddin Aurangzeb Alamgir, the last of the 'Great Mughals', died while on a military campaign in the Deccan. Read the first page
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