Letters and Politics

Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan

A conversation about the Reign of Nur Jahan over the Islamic Mughal Empire in the seventeenth century and the role of women leaders throughout history with guest Ruby Lal.

Guest: Ruby Lal is professor of South Asian history at Emory University.  She is the author of Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World, Coming of Age in Nineteenth Century India: The Girl-Child and the Art of Playfulness and her latest, Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan.

 

 

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