The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor

W. M. Thackston (Author)
Available

Description

Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483-1530), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries. Babur's honest and intimate chronicle is the first autobiography in Islamic literature, written at a time when there was no historical precedent for a personal narrative--now in a sparkling new translation by Islamic scholar Wheeler Thackston.

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes notes, indices, maps, and illustrations.

Product Details

Price
$22.00
Publisher
Modern Library
Publish Date
September 10, 2002
Pages
608
Dimensions
5.2 X 1.3 X 8.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375761379
BISAC Categories:

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Wheeler M. Thackston is professor of the Practice in Persian and Other Near Eastern Languages at Harvard University, where he has taught for twenty years.

Salman Rushdie is the author of Midnight's Children (winner of the Booker Prize) and Fury, among others. His latest book is Step Across This Line.

Reviews

"One of the classics of world literature." --The New York Times Book Review