The Rise of the Mughals
In this podcast Ushma Williams looks at the emergence of the Mughal Empire.
1. What connections had there been between India and the early Arab and Iranian Islamic dynasties?
2. What was the political set up in India before the arrival of the Mughals?
3. What impact of the emergence of the Mughal Empire on the Hindu community?
4. An introduction to the Hindu Caste system.
5. A change in attitudes to women after the advent of Islamic culture in India.
6. Who were the Mughals?
7. Why were the Mughals able to conquer India? How did they do it?
8. Why did they stay? Babur and the loss of Samarkand.