A European Experience of the Mughal Orient The Ijaz-I Arsalani (Persian Letters, 1773-1779) of Antoine-Louis Henri Polier

Author(s): 
Alam, Muzaffar
Author(s): 
Alavi, Seema
ISBN: 
9780195691870
Date published: 
August 2007
Paperback
Price: 
£9.99

This book offers a much-needed alternative perspective (coming from Persian sources) on European constructions of India. It throws significant light on Indo-Persian culture and on the complex interaction between Europeans and Indians in the eighteenth century.