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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
In this evocative study of the fall of the Mughal Empire and the beginning of the Raj, award-winning historian William Dalrymple uses previously undiscovered sources to investigate a pivotal moment in history. The last Mughal emperor, Zafar, came to the throne when the political power of the Mughals was already in steep decline. Nonetheless, Zafar?a... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 20.00
White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that crossed and transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time. James Achilles Kirkpatrick was the British Resident at the court of the Nizam of Hyderabad when in 1798 he glimpsed Kahir un-Nissa?'Most excellent among Women'?the great-niece... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
From the author of The Last Mughal (?A compulsively readable masterpiece? ? The New York Review of Books ), an exquisite, mesmerizing book that illuminates the remarkable ways in which traditional forms of religious life in India have been transformed in the vortex of the region?s rapid change?a book that distills the author?s twenty-five years of... more...
- Editorial Kairos 2011; US$ 15.99
The product of a 25-year exploration of India?s cultural and religious traditions, this collection of biographies introduces the reader to nine unforgettable characters, including a Buddhist monk who takes up arms to resist the Chinese invasion of Tibet and then spends the rest of his life trying to atone for the violence by hand printing the best... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
A rich blend of history and spirituality, adventure and politics, laced with the thread of black comedy familiar to readers of William Dalrymple?s previous work. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
From William Dalrymple?award-winning historian, journalist and travel writer?a masterly retelling of what was perhaps the West?s greatest imperial disaster in the East, and an important parable of neocolonial ambition, folly and hubris that has striking relevance to our own time. With access to newly discovered primary sources from archives in Afghanistan,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99
Three brothers from a remote village in the Himalayas are driven by poverty to become monks. One becomes a famous masked dancer; the second an accomplished player of the Tibetan temple trumpet; and the third a great Buddhist scholar. A Jain nun tests her powers of detachment as she watches her best friend ritually starve herself to death. A woman leaves... more...