An empire builder of the sixteenth century a summary account of the political career of Zahir-ud-din Muhammad, surnamed Babur by Laurence Frederic Rushbrook Williams

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  • Babur, -- Emperor of Hindustan, -- 1483-1530.,
  • Mogul Empire.,
  • India -- History -- European settlements, 1500-1765.

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Statementbeing the University lectures for 1915-16.
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Paginationix, 187 p.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22919876M

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