The Baburnama: Memoirs Of Babur, Prince And Emperor

Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483?1530), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries. Babur’s honest and intimate chronicle is the first autobiography in Islamic literature, written at a time when there was no historical precedent for a personal narrative?now in a sparkling new translation by Islamic scholar Wheeler Thackston.

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes notes, indices, maps, and illustrations.


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W.M. Thackston Jr.

Reading Period

28 Days

ISBN: 978-0375761379


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