The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
Discover the incredible life of Nur Jahan, a Muslim woman who ruled an empire four centuries ago. From her skills as a master hunter and dress designer to her ingenuity as an architect, Nur Jahan's talents rivaled those of female leaders in Europe. As the most cherished wife of Emperor Jahangir, she ruled alongside him, leading troops into battle, signing imperial orders, and even inspiring the Taj Mahal. Acclaimed historian Ruby Lal uncovers Nur Jahan's remarkable story, giving new insight into the lives of women and girls in the Mughal Empire. Empress is a deeply researched and evocative biography that finally gives Nur Jahan the recognition she deserves.
2019-01-06T14:40:11.000ZFor those who may like to read a historically thorough account of life in Mughal palaces I highly recommend this book by scholar Ruby Lal the best I read in 2018) – source