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The birth of a prince in medieval India was usually followed by grand celebrations. Camped out in the wilderness when the news of Akbar's safe delivery reached him, Humayun could only enjoy a quiet moment of thanksgiving. He broke a musk pod and, as the fragrance wafted all over the camp, the new father hoped his son's fame would similary spread across the world.

 

Akbar-—emperor, warrior, statesman and thinker—is Acknowledged as one of the most charismatic personalities in Indian history. Crowned the king of Hindustan at the age of thirteen, his empire expanded to include the farthest corners of the country. Yet he was not just a conqueror. A humanist, Akbar's deep interest in literature, architecture, art, and his inclusive vision of religions at a time when such thoughts were not in fashion, set him down as one of history's most remarkable men.

Akbar-emperor warrior, statesman and thinker-is acknowledged as one of the most charismatic personalities in Indian history. Crowned the king of Hindustan at the age of thirteen, his empire expanded to include the farthest corners of the country. Yet he was not just a conqueror. A Humanist, Akbar's deep interest in literature, architecture, art, and his inclusive vision of religions at a time when such thoughts were not in fashion, set him down as one of history's most remarkable men.

In this story of his life, as exciting and thrilling as any adventure tale, the author describes Akbar's rough, difficult childhood spent on the run: his consolidation of the empire through war and diplomacy; the myriad interesting and entertaining people who made up his court; the strong women of the Mughal household; and, finally, the intriguing circumstances under which the crown passed on to his son, Jehangir. Accompanied by many interesting fact about the mughal empire and the world in the sixteenth century, this book is fascinating introduction to the life and times of an emperor who still rules our imagination.

 

PUFFIN BOOKS

AKBAR

Kavitha Mandana grew up in parts of the Niligiri hills where telephones and TV did not exist. After an idyllic and undisciplined schooling in Ooty, and a degree in English Literature from Coimbatore, she got into a fairly unliterary career as an advertising copywriter in Bangalore. It took a chaotic six years working with print, TV and radio commercials for her to discover she liked writing and illustrating for kids. She writes regularly in the children's supplement of the Deccan Herald. Her work has also appeared in Chatterbox and Toot magazines. Tenali Raman (Puffin) was her first historical novel for kids.

Akbar

The Mighty Emperor

Kavitha Mandana

Contents

CHAPTER ONE
Desperados!

1

CHAPTER TWO
The Girl Who Refused to be Queen

5

CHAPTER THREE
A Reluctant King

11

CHAPTER FOUR
The Gypsy Prince

20

CHAPTER FIVE
A Baby in the Battlefield

24

CHAPTER SIX
The Boy Who Hated His Books

29

CHAPTER SEVEN
A Crash Course in the School of Life

35

CHAPTER EIGHT
A Night of Bad Dreams

41

CHAPTER NINE
A Tug of War

45

CHAPTER TEN
Blood Feuds

50

CHAPTER ELEVEN
At Home in the Battlefield

54

CHAPTER TWELVE
A New City for Son Salim

60

CHAPTER THIRTEEN
A City Lost to the Jungles

65

CHAPTER FOURTEEN
Suspended Saints!

71

CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Polo-playing Princesses and Crack-shot Queens

78

CHAPTER SIXTEEN
The Graffiti Artist

84

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
The Mystery of the Prince Who Vanished

89

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
The Battle Against the Bottle

93

CHAPTER NINETEEN
The Red Tent—A Call to Arms

97

CHAPTER TWENTY
A Delicate Game of Chess

102

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
An Elephantine Tussle

107
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
A True Mughal
111

Trivia Treasury

115

Sample Pages



AKBAR The Mighty Emperor

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2010
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Penguin Books India
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9780143330837
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The birth of a prince in medieval India was usually followed by grand celebrations. Camped out in the wilderness when the news of Akbar's safe delivery reached him, Humayun could only enjoy a quiet moment of thanksgiving. He broke a musk pod and, as the fragrance wafted all over the camp, the new father hoped his son's fame would similary spread across the world.

 

Akbar-—emperor, warrior, statesman and thinker—is Acknowledged as one of the most charismatic personalities in Indian history. Crowned the king of Hindustan at the age of thirteen, his empire expanded to include the farthest corners of the country. Yet he was not just a conqueror. A humanist, Akbar's deep interest in literature, architecture, art, and his inclusive vision of religions at a time when such thoughts were not in fashion, set him down as one of history's most remarkable men.

Akbar-emperor warrior, statesman and thinker-is acknowledged as one of the most charismatic personalities in Indian history. Crowned the king of Hindustan at the age of thirteen, his empire expanded to include the farthest corners of the country. Yet he was not just a conqueror. A Humanist, Akbar's deep interest in literature, architecture, art, and his inclusive vision of religions at a time when such thoughts were not in fashion, set him down as one of history's most remarkable men.

In this story of his life, as exciting and thrilling as any adventure tale, the author describes Akbar's rough, difficult childhood spent on the run: his consolidation of the empire through war and diplomacy; the myriad interesting and entertaining people who made up his court; the strong women of the Mughal household; and, finally, the intriguing circumstances under which the crown passed on to his son, Jehangir. Accompanied by many interesting fact about the mughal empire and the world in the sixteenth century, this book is fascinating introduction to the life and times of an emperor who still rules our imagination.

 

PUFFIN BOOKS

AKBAR

Kavitha Mandana grew up in parts of the Niligiri hills where telephones and TV did not exist. After an idyllic and undisciplined schooling in Ooty, and a degree in English Literature from Coimbatore, she got into a fairly unliterary career as an advertising copywriter in Bangalore. It took a chaotic six years working with print, TV and radio commercials for her to discover she liked writing and illustrating for kids. She writes regularly in the children's supplement of the Deccan Herald. Her work has also appeared in Chatterbox and Toot magazines. Tenali Raman (Puffin) was her first historical novel for kids.

Akbar

The Mighty Emperor

Kavitha Mandana

Contents

CHAPTER ONE
Desperados!

1

CHAPTER TWO
The Girl Who Refused to be Queen

5

CHAPTER THREE
A Reluctant King

11

CHAPTER FOUR
The Gypsy Prince

20

CHAPTER FIVE
A Baby in the Battlefield

24

CHAPTER SIX
The Boy Who Hated His Books

29

CHAPTER SEVEN
A Crash Course in the School of Life

35

CHAPTER EIGHT
A Night of Bad Dreams

41

CHAPTER NINE
A Tug of War

45

CHAPTER TEN
Blood Feuds

50

CHAPTER ELEVEN
At Home in the Battlefield

54

CHAPTER TWELVE
A New City for Son Salim

60

CHAPTER THIRTEEN
A City Lost to the Jungles

65

CHAPTER FOURTEEN
Suspended Saints!

71

CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Polo-playing Princesses and Crack-shot Queens

78

CHAPTER SIXTEEN
The Graffiti Artist

84

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
The Mystery of the Prince Who Vanished

89

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
The Battle Against the Bottle

93

CHAPTER NINETEEN
The Red Tent—A Call to Arms

97

CHAPTER TWENTY
A Delicate Game of Chess

102

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
An Elephantine Tussle

107
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
A True Mughal
111

Trivia Treasury

115

Sample Pages



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