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Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Dr_Savage - Goodreads

"The scale of the devastation and defeat, and the depths of the humiliation heaped on the vanquished Mughals, profoundly diminished not just the prestige of the old aristocratic order, but also ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Yasmin - Goodreads

A fascinating read of the last Mughal, the history surrounding his demise. Well researched and excellently written without the ponderous feel of a scholarly work. William Dalrymple lays out history as ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

This is one of those historical works that perfectly manages to look at a single area with in depth but without becoming so concentrated that it becomes boring. The level of research into the main ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Abhishek Agarwal - Goodreads

A very detailed account of Delhi during the two months of 'independence' (or siege depending on your point of view) in 1857 when revolutionaries(or rebels) took charge of city and proclaimed eighty ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This book tells the story of the last member of the Mughal dynasty, always a puppet of the British, who finally lost all power after the 1857 uprising. The author does a good job of presenting the ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Yasir Awan - Goodreads

ok Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Anima Kaithackal - Goodreads

interesting ....and also reveals past Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I actually started this book twice as I found the opening chapters rather dry and difficult to get into, particularly keeping straight the number of people who get introduced in a very short space of ... Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Dushyant Yadav - Goodreads

great book to read, who wanna view indian history, happenings during and after math of 1857, role of during buthering of people of India. Read full review

Review: The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857

User Review  - Jigar Darji - Goodreads

This is probably a best account of India's 'first war of independence'. I thoroughly enjoyed it. Read full review

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