Sindh under the Mughals


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[This] book is a major contribution to the history of Sindh, and consequently to that of Pakistan and South Asia. Beyond the excellence of the research, it must be emphasized that, if the reign of the Mughal rulers has been studied in detail, it is mainly in the imperial context, namely from the centres of power they had created and developed in northern India … Dr Naz has shifted the focus, producing an innovative perspective on how the Mughals exercised power in territories relatively far from the imperial centres, but above all she reveals the leading role they played in developing historiography through the spread of several literary genres. Thus, Dr Naz’s work renews the field of Mughal studies, but at the same time, it is much more than that.

Michel Boivin
Director, Centre for South Asian Studies, CNRS-EHESS, Paris

Author Description

Humera Naz is Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her PhD in history from the same university in 2009 and has been teaching there since the last fifteen years. Her works have been published in both local and international peer-reviewed journals.

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