Item description for Gulbadan: Portrait of a Rose Princess at the Mughal Court by Rumer Godden...
Beautifully illustrated with miniature Indian and Persian paintings, this is the vivid life storyof Gulbadan Degam,or Princess Rosebody,and herlife in the 16th century Mughal royal family in India.Drawn from her own memoirs and two other chronicles from the time, her keen observations begin as a young girl watching her father ride off with his army to conquer Hindustan and ends with her death at age 80. In between, she describes life in the harem, her pilgrimage to Mecca, and the many battles and close escapes that occured under the reign of three emperors acrossher remarkable life.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.8" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher India Research Press
ISBN 8183860419 ISBN13 9788183860413
Availability 0 units.
More About Rumer Godden
Rumer Godden is the author of numerous books for children and adults, including The Story of Holly and Ivy, illustrated by Barbara Cooney, and the bestseller The Black Narcissus. Tasha Tudor has written and illustrated many books for children, including 1 is One and Mother Goose, both Caldecott Honor books.