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Ordinary Life in Mughal India: The Evidence From Painting

S.P. Verma
Format
Book
Published
New Delhi : Aryan Books International, 2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9788173054242, 817305424X
Summary
"The present study illustrates the life of the people at the bottom of the society, frequently overlooked by the historians. The volume, containing no less than ninety illustrations, provides an authentic visual documentation of people's life and their work, and throw light on various aspects of the life of village men and women. It is a unique picturesque volume and brings in the role of the visual arts in historical writings."--Publisher's description.
Contents
  • 1. Depiction of Ordinary Life in Mughal Painting
  • 2. Village Men and Women
  • 3. Workmen and Professionals
  • 4. Holy Men
  • 5. Food and Use of Tobacco
  • 6. Dwellings and Hut-settlements
  • 7. Travelling.
Description
xx, 82 p. : ill., 4 leaves of col. plates ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [57]-80) and index.
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