At the heart of white is the story of affair which saw a british dignitary, the east india company resident in hyderabad, captain james achilles kirkpatrick, convert to islam and marry khair-un-nissa, a hyderabadi noblewoman of royal mughal descent. White mughals, the true carriers of white men's burden take up the white man's burden--send forth the best ye breed--go bind your sons to exile. White mughals is the story of a romance but really it is the story of a moment in time when england and india explored each others' worlds and cultures with great delight and mutual admiration.
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Begums, thugs, and white mughals: the journals of fanny parkes by fanny parkes, fanny parkes parlby fanny parkes, who lived in india between 1822 and 1846, was the ideal travel writer - courageous, indefatigably curious and determinedly independent. William dalrymple's white mughals argues that the decline of the mughal empire was mirrored by the indian conquest of the european imagination. William dalrymple the ebullient author on writing white mughals (tatler, 2002) four years into researching white mughals, the true story of a love affair between a british diplomat and an indian noblewoman in the age of. White mughals synopsis set in and around hyderabad at the beginning of the nineteenth century, white mughals tells the story of the improbably romantic love affair and marriage between james achilles kirkpatrick, a rising star in the east india company, and khair-un-nisa, a hyderabadi princess.
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The 'taj mahal' represents the finest and most sophisticated example of mughal architectureits origins lie in the moving circumstances of its commission and the culture and history of an islamic mughal empire's rule of large parts of india.