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The Peacock Throne: The Drama of Mogul India

By: HANSEN, Waldemar

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 60513

ISBN: 0030002710

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first edition of this hefty history of India's Mogul Dynasty, which produced the famous Taj Mahal. The dynasty ruled most of India and parts of today's Afghanistan to Burma from the 16th century into the 19th century. Per the jacket flap, the author reveals the excesses ". . .of human behavior: incest, fratricide, sons revolting continuously against fathers, and the madness of uncontrolled agression". With two sections of black & white plates bearing illus... View more info